Although popular as the King of Romance, Shah Rukh Khan has never shied from a great action flick. The superstar even unleashed his action side in various films such as ‘Don’, ‘Dilwale’, ‘Ra. One’, and ‘Raees’. As fans wait for the launch of Pathaan – the actor’s return to the silver screen after 5 years, which has been dubbed the “biggest action spectacle from the Hindi film industry”, we take a look at a few films where Shah Rukh Khan set the screens on fire with his action avatar.
Set against the backdrop of Goa- Josh is a story about energy youth, love and the zest for life. Max (Shah Rukh Khan) is the cool leader of the Eagle gang which is constantly up in arms against the new inhabitants of Vasco town, Prakash (Sharad Kapoor) and his pack of the Bichhu gang.
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
Playing the role of a cop in this film, this Shah Rukh Khan starrer film tells the story of an honest police officer who takes over the responsibility of looking after four children who’s father (his friend) dies under mysterious circumstances.
2006 was a special year for SRK’s fans as the superstar treated them to his action avatar in Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Don: The Chase Begins’, a remake of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer ‘Don’ (1978). With his natural acting skills, dapper style and action-packed stunts, the actor won the hearts of audiences and critics alike.
Ra. One (2011)
This superhero action-thriller garnered praises for its powerful visual effects which included robotics and action sequences that wowed many.
‘Raees’ showcased Shah Rukh Khan as a ruthless and daredevil gangster who delivered whistle-worthy punches, kicks and endless stunts in Rahul Dholakia’s film, which is loosely based on the life of a bootlegger in Gujarat.