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Jawan, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani to Swades: Movies through which Shah Rukh Khan expressed his political opinion

Stream Jawan on Netflix and Pathaan on Prime Video among others

Jawan, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani to Swades: Movies through which Shah Rukh Khan expressed his political opinion

Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Swades

Last Updated: 06.45 PM, Nov 02, 2023


Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his 58th birthday on Thursday, November 2, 2023. This year has been a major one for the King of Bollywood as he finally made his comeback with the hit film Pathaan. Post that, the actor created history and multiple records with his latest blockbuster Jawan. Meanwhile, now he is gearing up for his final film of the year, Dunki. 

SRK has left no stone unturned in proving that he is one of the most versatile actors in the world. From, romance, and action to comedy, he has been seen starring in different genre films in Bollywood. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, we take a look at his films, where King Khan expresses political opinion through his characters.

Jawan (Netflix)


The latest blockbuster of Shah Rukh Khan talks about how corruption has taken over in multiple sectors of the country and how the citizens of India should be mindful when electing a leader. Towards the end of the movie, King Khan's monologue talks directly to the people and asks them to vote properly. The Atlee directorial also stars Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Deepika Padukone, Sanya Malhotra and Priyamani among others.

Pathaan (Prime Video)

Apart from a minor hint of corruption, Pathaan talks about the differences across the border that are created by the political leader, while the civilians get to pay for the politician's wrongful deeds. One of the scenes especially showcases how the people in Afghanistan treat Pathaan (Shah Rukh Khan), an Indian with humbleness and kindness. Deepika Padukone and John Abraham also play pivotal parts in the action-thriller movie.

Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (Netflix)

Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, who play famous TV reporters, challenge the corrupted leaders and the criminals-cum-politicians for their wrongful act that landed an innocent father in jail while he was fighting for justice for her deceased daughters. The lead duo also establishes the power of media in the country if used correctly in people's interest.

Chak De! India (Netflix)

Along with showcasing patriotism and teaching sportsmanship, the Shah Rukh Khan starrer talks about the corruption that takes place within sports associations affecting the game and lives of Indian sports personalities. 

Swades (Netflix)

Swades is one of the iconic and must-watch films starring SRK. The superstar's character showcases a young NRI man who finds himself more connected and concerned with his country after witnessing the major issues first-hand. Mohan Bhargav, played by Shah Rukh Khan, can be seen taking matters into his own hands when his multiple application to the government fails to get electricity in his ancestral village. 

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