Is Shah Rukh Khan still the king of Bollywood?

The superstar has lost a lot of credibility by doing the same kind of films over and over again.

 |  1-minute read |   02-11-2016
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Bollywood badshaah Shah Rukh Khan burnt his fingers in the intolerance debate, saw the debacle of Dilwale followed by a megaflop in Fan.He was probably hoping that his luck would turn with the high-profile upcoming project Raees, but it appears to have run into even more trouble.First, there’s the question of the timing of the release of the film. Raees was initially expected to clash with Salman Khan’s Sultan on Eid this year, but SRK seemed to have developed cold feet after his other two films flopped.Curiously, the release was pushed from July 2016 straight to January 26, 2017 (that’s about six months, not very financially viable). While only SRK knows what goes on in his mind, reports said that he wanted to avoid the Independence Day clash with Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro and Akshay Kumar’s Rustom; and again chose not to clash Raees' opening with other festive releases like Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay and Aamir Khan’s Dangal.

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