Jawan, the upcoming movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, the Badshah of Bollywood, released its trailer on 31st August 2023. Jawan’s trailer was also screened at Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, where he took the stage and said, “Bete ko haath lagane se pahle baap se baat kar” one of the dialogues from the movie Jawan.
Jawan’s Celebrations at Burj Khalifa gathered a huge crowd, and people have already sorted their weekend plans. Shah Rukh Khan’s Twitter page also shows the trailer of Jawan. The trailer starts with SRK’s voiceover sharing the story of a man, described as the “king,” who lost all his battles one after the other and is full of rage.
Let’s explore King Khan’s struggle from the beginning of his career till his never-ending successful journey.
“I’ll rule this city one day,” said a young man standing at Mumbai’s Marine Drive and looking at the sunset. Many years later, as if reconfirming his destiny, Shah Rukh famously went on to say, “And today, there is simply one answer to the King of Bollywood – the one and only Shah Rukh Khan, also known as the undisputable King Khan.” SRK rags to riches story inspires many across the globe. His new movie after “Pathaan,” Jawan’s trailer is out and it is everything we had hoped for. Releasing on 7th September, 2023, Jawan has already gained a lot of attention globally and people are eagerly waiting for the “The Day”.
SRK’s Journey: Delhi to Mumbai
SRK was born in New Delhi on 2 November 1965. Little did the world know that this young boy would go on to become the beloved Jawan in the history of Indian cinema. His school days were spent at St. Columba’s School, where he excelled in sports and academics. He later joined the prestigious Hansraj College to pursue his graduation and learned from the National School of Drama. Shah Rukh lost both his parents to cancer at a young age. He once opened up about the tragedy that hit him and his sister, Shehnaz Khan. Stating that he’d often feel like the empty house ‘biting’ him, SRK revealed that he let acting fill the void his parents left him with.
With a burning passion for acting and a dream to make it big in the entertainment industry, Shah Rukh moved to Mumbai, the heart of Bollywood. Whispers in Hollywood talk about how Madonna came to Hollywood with 35 dollars in her pocket. When Khan first moved to Mumbai, he brought only Rs 1,500 with him and wanted to earn a lakh at least. Today, SRK’s home- Mannat has an estimated worth of approximately 200 crores. Hundreds of fans gather around his home daily to catch a glimpse of him and will do it on Jawan‘s release date of 7 September, 2023 as well.
From a Minor TV Actor to Box-Office Magnet
His first steps into the world of acting were modest, with minor television roles that slowly began to showcase his talent and charisma. Shah Rukh made his acting debut in the ‘Dil Dariya’ television show released in 1988 and today, in 2023, his movie Jawan is making headlines. But what got him noticed by the audience was his performance in “Fauji” and “Circus” that aired on Doordarshan. From TV to Silver Screen, his breakthrough role as Raj in “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” (1995) made him rise to superstardom. The film’s massive success made him a household name and solidified his reputation as “Shah Rukh Khan-King Of Romance.”
From there, SRK’s Iconic Bollwood Roles made his success story soar higher. He continued to deliver one hit after another, catching the audience’s attention with his versatile performances, impeccable comic timing, and ability to portray intense, lighthearted characters with equal finesse. Movies like “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,” “My Name is Khan,” “Chennai Express” and “Dilwale” further made him a box-office magnet. Shah Rukh Khan’s “bete ko haath lagane se pehle” dialogue from his recent trailer release of Jawan, received grand appreciation from fans, proving his everlasting charm.
As a successful family man and just by being himself, the impact of Shah Rukh Khan beyond the Silver Screen is very well felt. He ventured into entrepreneurship by co-owning the Kolkata Knight Riders, a team in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament. His fame wasn’t confined to India; Shah Rukh Khan’s global influence grew steadily. He became a regular at international film festivals and his popularity soared in countries where Indian cinema was previously little known. From a young boy with stars in his eyes to a global superstar, he has shown that anything is possible with talent, hard work and a never-give-up attitude. SRK’s Deewana to Jawan journey continues to inspire dreamers worldwide, proving that true success is a recipe mixed with ingredients of passion and the courage to chase one’s dreams against all odds.