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Shah Rukh Khan, a man of many poses

November 02, 2013 10:00 IST

Shah Rukh Khan, a man of many poses

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Just like Dev Anand would swayed his arms to seem merry, Rajesh Khanna bobbled his head with a tilt and Manoj Kumar loved to conceal his face with his palm, Shah Rukh Khan loves to strike epic poses.

In a career spanning over two decades and 75 films, the star of Bollywood’s biggest money-spinner of the moment -- Chennai Express has dazzled his fans with his trademark mannerisms.

While some may deem him repetitive, the actor is sporting enough to mock his routine gestures in his own movies. Remember Om Shanti Om? That sense of humour is one of the things we simply love about this charismatic screen idol.

And so on his 48th birthday, we celebrate the dimpled superstar and his signature poses -- both romantic and blustering.

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The wide-armed invitation

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Be it Deewana or Chennai Express, you can rely on SRK to flaunt his iconic ‘I am the king of the world’ zeal by opening his arms wide with excitement in any movie, any genre.


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Meet SRK-the Seriously Romantic Khan

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Here’s the killer ‘hold, bend, kiss' pose he chooses to burn the screen, small or silver, with explosive chemistry.


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Carry On, SRK!

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We’re quite familiar with the sight of the Ra.One man carrying his petite heroine in the arms out of passion, persuasion or patronage


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Stick your neck out for SRK!

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Given his romantic hero image, SRK bears the expectations of serenading his lady with style and sizzle. No wonder he’s ever willing to practise his pout on Bollywood’s pretty brigade and their swan-like necks.


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Getting cheeky with it!

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Either he has a nose for romance or he likes to smell the rouge off his heroine’s blusher. Whatever it is, we’ve noted a pattern in yet another beloved pose.


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Naak mein dum!

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That intense face-off and noses nearly rubbing each other is another favourite on the How to Romance like SRK menu.


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Up for grabs!

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Whether it’s Baazigar or Jab Tak Hai Jaan or a dozen other movies, the heroine will invariably find a reason to clinch our man from behind.


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SRK-themed salsa!

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One hasn’t really seen SRK engage in heavy duty salsa in his songs but that doesn’t deter him from doing the distinct drop move with his reel-life ladylove in film after film.


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No bokwaas please!

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A far cry from his mushy stance, Shah Rukh radiates some serious, no-nonsense vibe in the folded arms pose. No wonder it’s on the poster of quite a few of his movies like Swades, Chak De! India and Josh.


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Hey you!

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Being a celebrity, SRK has to deal with a lot of people pointing out fingers at him all the time. Guess this is his way of returning the gesture.


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