King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan tops TIME 100 Reader poll, leaves behind Messi, Musk

It goes without saying that Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most beloved celebrities of India and the world. His career in the entertainment industry spans over three decades and he has become an icon for millions of fans worldwide. His immense talent and charisma have made him a household name and have won him numerous accolades, including a Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour.

Recently, Shah Rukh Khan topped the TIME 100 Reader Poll, a poll that recognizes the most influential people in the world. It is no surprise that he beat out some of the biggest names in the world, including President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin, to take the top spot.

The poll included noteworthy figures like athlete Serena Williams, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, footballer Lionel Messi, Twitter CEO Elon Musk, actor Andrew Garfield and many more.

The TIME 100 Reader Poll is a testament to Khan’s immense popularity and influence. He is an inspiration to millions of people in India and around the world, and his work has made a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.

It is an annual poll conducted by the magazine since 2004. It is the readers’ version of the magazine’s signature TIME 100 list, which is composed of the world’s most influential people.