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Shahrukh Khan marks 27 years in Indian Cinema, thanks fans

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Shah Rukh Khan Bollywood's heartthrob and Badshah, known for his penchant for work and an icon of romance in India on Tuesday completed nearly three decades in Hindi cinema.

The actor paved his way into the industry with 'Deewana' in 1992 which was a stupendous success at the box office and also won him the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for his performance.

Basking in the success of his film, the actor has travelled miles by beginning the career in acting with theatre in Delhi where he grew up, before he moved to television with shows like "Fauji" and "Circus", and eventually into the universe of films.

Celebrating the day, the 53-year-old actor uploaded a small video on his Twitter handle, where he can be seen riding a bike on the famous 90s track 'Koi Na Koi Chahiye' of his first film and later thanked his fans for 27 years in Indian cinema which is "exactly half the life" of the actor.

In the video, King Khan said, "I have been trying to entertain my fans and many times I have succeeded and many times I have failed. Thank you all for bearing with me."

Over the span of his journey in the film fraternity, he scored unprecedented success with films like 'Darr', 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Chak De! India', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', 'Mohabbatein' and many more in which he showcased his range as an actor and every time raised the acting bar.

Over the last few years, the actor was featured in projects like 'Zero' where he played a vertically challenged man.

Earlier in May, the actor appeared as the special guest on David Letterman's upcoming season of his Netflix talk show.

Fans of the actor sent sending their love and tributes from all across the globe, making #27GoldenYearsOfSRK trending on the Internet.The actor tied the knot with Gauri Chibber in 1991 and is a proud dad to three children-- Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 25 2019. 23:35 IST
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