Shah Rukh Khan is one of the few actors who translated his TV fame to big success in films. we only know of His TV anchoring days in Doordarshan and his roles in serials like Fauji and Circus. But a recent video shows that Shah Rukh Khan also played a lead role in a short film. This SRK short film from 1991, a year before he made his Bollywood debut with Divya Bharti in Deewana.

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The video of the short film was recently uploaded on Youtube by SRKinMyBlood on September 4 and has gone viral on the internet. This 17-minute short film is titled ‘Mahaan Karz‘ and Shah Rukh playing the role of a treasurer’s son who wants to work in the Maharaja’s castle. It’s how Shah Rukh Khan wins over a rather strict king but how he falls prey to a vice. Shah Rukh Khan looks wonderful in the costume and his acting skills also amazing.

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The short film ‘Mahaan Karz’ is directed by Dinesh Lakhanpal, one of Shah Rukh Khan’s old theatre friend. The description on the video on YouTube claims that SRK was paid only Rs 3,000 for the film.

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