Actresses Who Made Their Bollywood Debut with Shah Rukh Khan

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Shilpa Shetty: Baazigar (1993)

The famous actress made her screen debut in the Abbas-Mustan thriller, acting alongside Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan.

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi: Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)

Krishnamoorthi played the role of Anna in this Kundan Shah film alongside Khan, who delivered one of the most endearing performances of his career. She went on to star in films such as Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (2007) and Rann (2010).

Preity Zinta: Dil Se (1998)

This beloved actress entered the industry with Mani Ratnam's film alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala. Her chemistry with Khan continued to shine on screen in subsequent films like Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Veer-Zaara (2004).

Deepika Padukone: Om Shanti Om (2007)

The cult favourite on-screen pairing of Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan began with the actress' Bollywood debut in Farah Khan's star-studded film.

Anushka Sharma: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

The actress' debut Bollywood performance alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Aditya Chopra's directorial led to two Filmfare nominations and paved the way for future pairings with Khan in films like When Harry Met Sejal (2017) and Zero (2018).

Mahira Khan: Raees (2017)

The popular Pakistani actress' chemistry with Khan sizzled on screen in her Bollywood debut in 2017, prior to the ban on Pakistani actors working in Indian films.

Nayanthara: Jawan (2023)

The renowned actress, often referred to as the "Lady Superstar" of South Indian cinema, finally made her Bollywood debut, paired opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Atlee's box office blockbuster .

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