Shahrukh Khan is the most iconic Bollywood star, the Baadshah, in the Indian film industry. His popularity of films is not only restricted to youngsters in India instead, he is famous globally among all age groups. However, there are many films of his career are criticized as disasters at the box office. Many people do not know about the flop movies of Shahrukh Khan. Here is the list of the top 10 flop movies of The King Khan of Bollywood.
Zero was released in 2018 and Aanand L. Rai directed the film. The movie was a highly unsuccessful film by Shahrukh Khan. The complicated story follows a dwarf man trying to find his love in matrimonial sites. He comes across a NASA scientist and falls in love with her. However, he runs away on the night of the marriage to win a dance competition and later to meet a celebrity. The movie failed to deliver the essential message in the film properly. The acting of Katrina and Shahrukh received praise. Overall, the movie failed.
Paheli was released in 2005 and is based on the play Nagamandala. The film is also a remake of the movie Duvidha. The film follows a spirit who falls in love with a married woman. The spirit takes the woman’s husband’s form when he later goes on a business trip for four years. He lives with the family and makes them happy. Later, he got tricked and captured in the bottle. The film received several mixed reviews from critics. The film was negatively criticized for the portrayal of a cheating wife by the actress. Paheli was a flop in the industry despite many positive reviews.
The Fan was released in 2016 in the Indian film industry.
was the movie’s director and had an exciting story about an obsessive fan. Shahrukh Khan played a double role in the film. The film received appreciation for the effects, yet the script got negative comments from the viewers. The part of Shahrukh Khan for the fan was termed creepy by many people. The Fan wasn’t able to perform well at the box office.
4. One 2 Ka 4
Shashilal K. Nair directed the movie One 2 Ka 4 and was released in 2001. The film follows the story of two special task officer best friends,
and Shahrukh Khan. Jackie Shroff gets killed by someone, and later, Shahrukh Khan adopts his kids. The murder mystery took twists and turns to find the suspect of murdering the cop. The film receives harsh criticism for the storyline and acting of the characters. The poor story didn’t perform well at the box office.
Swades was cast in 2004, and directed the film. The movie follows a successful man working overseas in the U.S. He wishes to visit India after his parents died in an accident to meet his caretaker. When he saw the village, he observed the poverty and the challenges faced by the villagers. The film received mixed reviews for its cast and performance. However, the film was a flop at the box office.
6. Shakti: The Power
Shakti: The Power, directed by
, and the movie was released in 2002. The film moves around the story of a man who lives abroad with his wife and son. They unfortunately have to come to India for unforeseen circumstances. The man gets killed, leaving the wife and the son alone with her in-laws. She offers to go back, but they do not allow her or the child. Karishma Kapoor, the lead actress, receives praise for her performance in the film. Yet, the movie was a flop in terms of the script.
7. Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke
Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke was released in 2004 and was directed by
Birendra Nath Tiwari
. The murder mystery follows the life of four friends. Shahrukh Khan became a famous singer with the help of his friend. Later, their friendship drifts apart, and the friends try to take revenge. However, they all get murdered mysteriously. For the poor storyline and the acting of the characters, the movie received several negative reviews. Many people also criticized the shrilling voice of the characters. The film underperformed at the box office.
Asoka was directed in 2001 by
. The movie follows the earlier life of Emperor Asoka and the cruel battles he fought in the name of revenge. In his journey, when he observed the destruction he caused, he accepted Buddhism at last. Although the movie received positive reviews from the audience and critics, the film was termed a flop at the box office.
Dulha Mil Gaya is a romantic movie released in 2010.
is the director of the film. Dulha Mil Gaya was a significant flop at the box office. The film follows a rich man who is vehemently opposed to the idea of marriage. Later, he got married, only to leave the girl alone. The girl was met with an accident, when she saw her husband with other women. There is a special appearance of Shahrukh Khan in the movie. Many people criticized the film for its storyline.
10. Jab Harry Met Sejal
Jab Harry Met Sejal released in 2017 was directed by . The movie follows the story of a tour guide who falls in love with a girl trying to find her engagement ring. Despite the girl being engaged, she falls in love with the man. The film got criticism for its awful storyline and characters. Shahrukh Khan’s performance appeared underperforming to the audience. The movie was a disappointment, and flopped at the box office.