30 Years of Shah Rukh Khan: Our fondest memories with the superstar

30 years ago, a boy came into the City of Dreams – Mumbai – with a hope and a heart full of passion, thinking of ruling it one day – and he did! Today, he is known as Shah Rukh Khan, lovingly called King Khan and his magic transcends way beyond Indian shores.

Versatility has always been his forte. From being the antagonist in Darr to nailing that perfect comic timing in rom coms like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, making you fall in love with him as he stares with those beautiful blue eyes in Dil To Paagal Hai to making you weep with how he embeds sentiments into scenes from films like Kal Ho Naa Ho that brings out his best – Shah Rukh Khan is all that and so much more.

Filmfare has shared several milestones over the years, featuring the megastar on its cover. Simply chronicling the enigma that he is and shall always be – for his relentless charm never seizes. Today as he clocks 30 years of his talented presence in the world of Indian Cinema – here’s looking back at how he came, stayed and ruled – from the lenses of his top Filmfare covers over the years.