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25 years of Shah Rukh Khan: 25 quotes by the Baadshah of Bollywood that you cannot miss

Shah Rukh Khan stepped foot in Bollywood in the year 1992 with a role in Rishi Kapoor and Divya Bharti starrer ‘Deewana’. The actor transcended every other contemporary in the 90’s, setting up an empire of sorts. Shah Rukh, who is fondly called the ‘Baadshah of Bollywood’ by his fans, was blessed with the gift of engaging people to his emotions.

As he celebrates 25 years of being in Bollywood, we take a look at 25 witty quotes by the King Khan himself.

  • “It’s okay to be confused. Confusion is the route to all the clarity in the world.”
  • “There is only religion in the world – hard work.”
  • “The reason I am good to fans and I believe in them is because I am employed by them.”
  • “If you live by your fears, everything that could go wrong will go wrong.”
  • “Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning. You can’t escape it.”

25 years of Shah Rukh Khan: 25 quotes by the Baadshah of Bollywood that you cannot miss

  • “Whenever I start feeling too arrogant about myself, I always take a trip to the US. The immigration guys kick the star out of my freedom.”
  • “I would tell the world that Shah Rukh is the better actor.”
  • “If you’re a real star, you don’t need to prove it in any other way than just by being kind.”
  • “A moment will come when there isn’t anything that’s going right. But don’t panic. With a little embarrassment, you will survive it.”
  • “Learn to laugh at yourself, at every chance you get. If you manage to learn to not take yourself seriously, no matter how big shot you become, you’ll instantly disarm life’s power to beat you down.”
  • “Whatever you are doing, do it once. Then do it one more time even more carefully. Be diligent. Don’t just work, outwork yourself and nothing can come in the way of glory.”
  • “Never be angry or hold a grudge against your parents. The choices we (parents) make for you are ultimately your choices, you are just not aware of it yet.”

25 years of Shah Rukh Khan: 25 quotes by the Baadshah of Bollywood that you cannot miss

  • “Don’t let anyone tell you who you are and what you ought to be, listen to your inner voice.”
  • “I truly believe that humanity is a lot like me. It’s an ageing movie star, grappling with all the newness around itself, wondering whether it got it right in the first place, and still trying to find a way to keep on shining regardless.”
  • “My biggest achievement is that I can make a lot of people smile just by my presence.”
  • “There’s no such thing as normal. Normal is just another word for lifeless.”
  • “It is not special to be special, it is special to be ordinary and go on.”
  • “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.”
  • “I don’t wear my stardom like a tuxedo. I wear it like a t-shirt.”
  • “There is no right time and right place for love… it can happen any time.”

25 years of Shah Rukh Khan: 25 quotes by the Baadshah of Bollywood that you cannot miss

  • “More than an actor, I am a performer… I’m a great believer – honestly so, shamelessly so, vulgarly so – that cinema is for entertainment. If you want to send messages, there’s the postal service.”
  • “When people call me God, I say, no, I’m still an angel or saint of acting. I still have a long way to go.”
  • “You find your creativity. If the world loves it, good. If it doesn’t, even better. Because now, you truly have a friend.”
  • “Making the mistake of thinking your dreams will take flight without you having to flap madly at those wings to get up into the sky, is plain silly.”

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