New Delhi, Dec 24 : The usual frontrunners like Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and even megastar Amitabh Bachchan failed to charm audiences with their big budget outings this year except for Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn who were followed by underdogs and first-timers.
Here's an IANS list of the top actors on the basis of their box office performances:
Panaji, Dec 23 : Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan's presence at the Sunburn Goa electronic music festival has not been confirmed yet but the festival organisers maintain that the superstar will have to buy a ticket to attend the event.
Mumbai, Dec 17 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who cooked up a crackling chemistry with dancing diva Madhuri Dixit in films like "Dil To Pagal Hai" and "Devdas", is more than willing to team up with her once again.
Mumbai, Dec 17: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who cooked up a crackling chemistry with dancing diva Madhuri Dixit in films like "Dil To Pagal Hai" and "Devdas", is more than willing to team up with her once again.
Mumbai, Dec 17: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan confirmed Friday that he is teaming up with filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj for his screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "Two States".
Mumbai, Dec 17: Trust Bollywood 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan to do things with a bang. He is now ready to make his small screen comeback with "Zor Ka Jhatka" on Imagine TV, and claims he will beat all competition on television.
"I am the badshah of bedroom. Now people may say I am being vulgar, but the kind of entertainment I provide to my viewers enjoying in their bedrooms - no one else can," Shah Rukh, in his trademark witty style, told reporters here Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 16 : Director Anubhav Sinha is finally living his dream. After waiting for 15 years, he got a chance to shoot a song with superstar Shah Rukh Khan for sci-fi film "Ra. One".
"Finally shooting a song with SRK. Have been wanting to shoot one with him for 15 years," Sinha posted on his Twitter page Thursday.
The director, who last made "Cash" in 2007, is in awe of Shah Rukh, who is said to have done daredevil stunts in "Ra. One".
Dhaka, Dec 12 : Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan enthralled a packed show in Dhaka, dancing to his hit numbers and also spoke snatches of Bangla. But the superstar did not campaign to make the Sundarbans mangrove forests one of the seven natural wonders of the world as the organisers claimed he would.
At the show, titled 'King Khan Live in Dhaka', the over 25,000-strong audience comprising mostly youngsters kept up a chant of "Shah Rukh", "Shah Rukh".
New Delhi, Dec 10 : The second season of popular musical show "Ishaan", produced by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies, returns with a new storyline. It will go on air Sunday on Disney Channel.
"I am delighted to see how popular our show 'Ishaan' has grown to be with kids and families. My family and I have always enjoyed the wonderful stories and characters that Disney has created over the years," Shah Rukh said in a statement.
Mumbai, Nov 26 : The Shiv Sena Friday attacked Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for agreeing to perform at a function for Pakistani TV channel on the second anniversary of the 26/11 terror strike. However, the actor's office said there was no truth in the allegation and that he was in Berlin shooting for "Don 2".
Dhaka, Nov 26 : Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Arjun Rampal and Isha Koppikar will perform here Dec 10 to campaign for the world's largest mangrove Sundarbans as one of the seven wonders of the world.
Port-of-Spain, Nov 20 : Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Dulha Mil Gaya", which was Trinidad and Tobago's historic entry into the Bollywood movie arena, is one of the top films being shown in Port-of-Spain and Chaguanas as part of the first Indian film festival in the country.
Berlin, Oct 22 : Indian Bollywood hero Shah Rukh Khan, who is filming his latest action movie Don 2 in Berlin, predicted Friday that the film's success would encourage millions of Indians to visit the German capital.
"You will have problems getting rid of all the Indians again," Khan joked at a press conference.
New Delhi, Sep 11 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan lost so much weight sweating in the body-hugging suit he was supposed to wear for the superhero film "Ra One" that his wedding ring slipped from his finger.
"Need to feed my face more than I have been. Today my wedding ring nearly slipped and fell through... ha ha," Shah Rukh posted on his Twitter page.
King Khan's suit in the film is made of silicon and rubber.
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Mumbai, Sep 10 : When Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan expressed his concern over Shah Rukh Khan's health, the actor was quick to call him to acknowledge his concern.
Amitabh had tweeted on Shah Rukh's account: "ShahRukh... you were sounding fine... but you need to sound better... look after yourself."
After that Shah Rukh called the 67-year-old to reply to the online message.
Mumbai, Aug 27 : Bollywood couple Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan are promoting a home furnishing brand in Mumbai.
Celebrity couple shared light moment while promoting D''Décor, a home furnishing brand.
D'décor is the world''s third largest furnishing company.
Reacting to a question on his association with the Commonwealth Games, Khan said he has not been asked to promote the event.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan can face 10 cameras at a time without feeling conscious, but says he is extremely nervous about a shoot with wife Gauri for a furniture brand.
New Delhi, July 26 - Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan seem to have patched up as the two were spotted dining together in London.
The duo were seen flashing hashi's (Japanese chopsticks) Friday at the Hakkasan Restaurant in London over Sushi and Sashimi. Shah Rukh's wife Gauri and his filmmmaker friend Karan Johar were also present there.
New Delhi, June 2 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan dotes on his two children - Aryan and Suhana - and says playing a perfect father to them is the best role he has ever got in real life.
"Being a parent is the greatest joy for me and playing the perfect father is the best role ever! Whilst I am the actor-entertainer, it’s definitely my children who offer unconditional love and bring entertainment and joy to my life," Shah Rukh said in a statement.
New Delhi, May 29 : Bollywood actors Aishwarya Rai and Shah Rukh Khan will not be seen together in Yash Raj Films (YRF) next project, a spokesperson from the production house said Saturday.
"Despite our categorical denial of this baseless rumour, the tabloid continued to publish this with an ambiguous quote from a person at YRF. It is totally baseless and not true," said an official statement from YRF.
Mumbai, May 25 - Shah Rukh Khan is known for his professionalism and the superstar proved his commitment to work recently when he went to shoot for a toothpaste ad despite having fever.
Shah Rukh, the new brand ambassador of Pepsodent toothpaste, had to shoot for its latest ad campaign "Pappu and Pappa" at Filmcity for three days.
Gurgaon, May 19 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday said that it was always a "nice feeling" to be back in Delhi and that he got a massive response here compared to other cities.
People of varied age groups patiently waited to get a glimpse of the superstar who looked lean and mean in his black suit and well-gelled spiked hair which complemented well with his aviator sunglasses.
New Delhi, May 19 : After endorsing brands like Hyundai Santro, Linc pens, Navratna Oil and Tag Heuer, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will now endorse Pepsodent toothpaste.
In the ad campaign titled "Papa & Pappu (P&P)", Shah Rukh will be seen playing a doting father, while child artist Keval will play his son Pappu.
New Delhi, May 5 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is known for pampering his two children. And now, he is set to enthral children across the country with a new musical drama that he is producing for Disney Channel.
The show is titled "Ishaan" and it's based on an inspirational journey of a young boy who finds friends and a sense of belonging through music.
New Delhi, April 27 : Bollywood presenter-turned-director Sajid Khan doesn't deny his dream project is to get Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar together in the lead for a film but only when he has the right script.
"The day I have a script that can carry both Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan (in the lead), I'll come out with it. Both are superstars and who wouldn't like to work with both of them in their film," said Sajid.
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