Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Jawan’ Set to Clash with ‘John Wick 4’ at Vulture’s 2023 Stunt Awards
In 2023, Shah Rukh Khan emerged as a dominant force in the film industry with the release of blockbuster films such as Pathaan, Jawan, and Dunki. The actor, renowned for his remarkable contributions to cinema, is now making headlines as his latest ventures, Jawan and Pathaan, receive multiple nominations at the prestigious Vulture’s Annual Stunt Awards for the same year.
Jawan, a notable action film directed by Atlee, has secured nominations in two significant categories. Firstly, it competes in the fiercely contested Best Stunt in an Action Film category, facing stiff competition from acclaimed titles like The Equalizer 3, Extraction 2, John Wick: Chapter 4, and Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning Part One. The recognition highlights the film’s outstanding stunt sequences that have left an indelible mark on the audience.
Moreover, Jawan has also earned a nomination in the Best Vehicular Stunt category, where it contends with other high-profile films such as Fast X, Ferrari, John Wick: Chapter 4, and Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning Part One. The inclusion in this category acknowledges the film’s excellence in executing vehicular stunts, adding to its list of accolades.
Shah Rukh Khan’s collaboration with Deepika Padukone in the action-packed film Pathaan has also not gone unnoticed. The film has been nominated in the prestigious Best Aerial Stunt category, where it competes against other renowned titles like Extraction 2, Godzilla Minus One, Kandahar, and Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning Part One. This recognition underscores the film’s exceptional aerial stunt sequences, showcasing the high standards set by the filmmakers.
Adding to the impressive list, both Jawan and Pathaan find themselves nominated in the highly competitive category of Best Overall Action Film. This category acknowledges the film that stands out for its overall excellence in stunt work. The contenders include Extraction 2 featuring Chris Hemsworth, Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning Part One led by Tom Cruise, John Wick: Chapter 4 starring Keanu Reeves, Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant, and Joel Kinnaman’s Silent Night, among other noteworthy entries.
As Shah Rukh Khan continues to make waves with his exceptional performances and contributions to the film industry, the nominations at Vulture’s 2023 Stunt Awards further solidify his status as a force to be reckoned with in the world of cinema. Fans and critics alike eagerly await the award ceremony to see if SRK’s films will emerge victorious in these highly competitive categories, celebrating the artistry and skill behind the thrilling stunt sequences.