In 2023, Shah Rukh Khan is having a fantastic year. Following Pathaan’s global success, the actor has been named the winner of Time magazine’s 2023 Time100 reader poll, which is an annual list of the most influential people.
Several well-known names from around the world were included in the poll, including Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh, athlete Serena Williams, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and Twitter CEO Elon Musk, but Shah Rukh Khan came out on top.
Shah Rukh Khan received the most votes, with 4%, out of the 1.2 million cast, while Iranian women protesting for freedom from the country’s Islamic regime received 3%.
Health care workers came in third, followed by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on fourth and Lionel Messi on fifth. According to reports, the magazine’s editors will reveal their choices for the 2023 TIME100 list on April 13.
Shah Rukh Khan has been on a roll in 2023, thanks to the worldwide success of Pathaan, which has so far grossed over Rs 1050 crore. Deepika Padukone and John Abraham co-star with SRK in the film, which was released in January.
Salman Khan made a special appearance in Pathaan. Following the huge success of Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan will reprise his Pathaan role in Salman Khan’s Tiger 3. The duo will then appear on the big screen in the biggest film in Bollywood history, Tiger vs Pathaan.
While the plot of Tiger vs. Pathaan remains unknown, it has been reported that the film will be directed by Siddharth Anand. The film will begin production in January 2024 and will be released on Eid 2025.