Shah Rukh Khan turned 54 today and several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to wish their loving friend and role model on his special day. Ayushmann Khurrana, who plays an SRK fan in his next film Bala, wished Shah Rukh on his birthday. He said, "Happy bday Shah sir @iamsrk. Main #Bala film mein aapka fan bana hoon. I'd insisted on this. So the producer & the director incorporated it in the script. Sapne dikhaane ke liye shukriya. Pyaar mein yakeen dilaane ke liye shukriya. Aapka jabra fan aur #SRKian. #HappyBirthdaySRK (sic)."
Happy bday Shah sir @iamsrk ðŸ§¡— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) November 1, 2019
Main #Bala film mein aapka fan bana hoon. I'd insisted on this. So the producer & the director incorporated it in the script. Sapne dikhaane ke liye shukriya. Pyaar mein yakeen dilaane ke liye shukriya. Aapka jabra fan aur #SRKian. #HappyBirthdaySRK
Sharing a string of pictures of himself with Shah Rukh Khan through different phases of their lives, Karan Johar wrote that Shah Rukh is the best "preacher teacher" he had in his life.
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Happy birthday Bhai @iamsrk.... Am not sure words are the best way to describe certain relationships...specially those that have such powerful silences...you have always been such a tremendous influence in my life! Like the best preacher teacher i have had the honour of calling my family...my journey with you will always be the best phase of my career and life and there is still so much more to come...thank you for being you...thank you for always being there for mom and me and now our little ones...thank you for being my fathers best friend and my older brother for life!!! I love you more than you will ever know....âÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂâÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂâÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂ
Anushka Sharma also took to Twitter to wish the star. She wrote, "Happy birthday Shah! You will always hold a very special place in my life and in my heart. Thank you for being you. Big big love and a lot of happiness and joy.. always. @iamsrk (sic)."
Happy birthday Shah! You will always hold a very special place in my life and in my heart. Thank you for being you. Big big love and a lot of happiness and joy.. always. âœ¨@iamsrk pic.twitter.com/UN8f7Wn2Cf— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) November 2, 2019
Shah Rukh's long time friend Farah Khan also shared a picture of herself with the birthday boy from the sets of their film Om Shanti Om. She wrote, "Happiest birthday @iamsrk .. the best Kings wear their crown on the heart.. not the head .. n thats you (sic)."
Kajol shared a picture of herself with SRK from their film Dilwale. ''Happy happy birthday to my sweet friend. To many more smiles like this ! Have a wonderful day @iamsrk,'' she wrote.
Ajay Devgn wrote, "Wishing you a wonderful year ahead @iamsrk (sic)."
Wishing you a wonderful year ahead @iamsrk.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) November 2, 2019
Sharing a throwback picture with SRK, Vivek Oberoi wrote, "King of hearts! King of smiles! Many many happy returns to the badshah of bollywood @iamsrk! Here’s a throwback picture! Thank you for always being there for me! A big fan always! Lots of love! #HappyBirthdayShahRukhKhan (sic)."
King of hearts! King of smiles!— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) November 2, 2019
Many many happy returns to the badshah of bollywood @iamsrk! Here’s a throwback picture! Thank you for always being there for me!
A big fan always! Lots of love! #HappyBirthdayShahRukhKhan pic.twitter.com/t5jYJohzyt
Here are some other tweets:
Happy Bday to the King @iamsrk Always witty , charming and charismatic !! Thank you for all the movies and memories!! No one like you sir !! Love , good health and happiness always â¤ï¸ð¤— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) November 2, 2019
@iamsrk to me is like New York City- everyone has their own, unique way of being in love with. To the man of every season, mood and moment, thank you for being such a big part of our narratives forever. To the best year of the best guy yet ♥ï¸ð« #HappyBirthdaySRK #FanForLife— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) November 2, 2019
Happiest birthday @iamsrk sir! From being the man who taught me the true meaning of romance to being my producer! What a journey! You're a superhuman !You and your family are always in my prayers and thoughts! Here's hoping that you're always happy and healthy! #HappyBirthdaySRK pic.twitter.com/WbMMqm0fXk— Aahana Kumra (@AahanaKumra) November 1, 2019
I was reflecting on our times at #Raees and a remarkable traitof yours that I love and learnt from was that you never make excuses! However grave the problem, you faced it and didn’t let that affect your work or ourðð½ðð½ðð½ @iamsrk Have a great one #HappyBirthdayShahRukhKhan— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) November 2, 2019
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh will soon start shooting for his next titled Sanki with Tamil filmmaker Atlee. Earlier, during a press meet for Bigil, filmmaker Harish Shankar had confirmed the news about Atlee’s next with SRK. “Atlee sir is going to direct King Khan, SRK. Being a huge fan of SRK, I’m waiting for this combo so that I can also come to that function and see SRK. I’m a huge fan of King Khan. All the best for all your ventures,” Harish had said.
SRK recently featured in a special episode of David Letterman’s My Next Guest on Netflix that took the internet by storm reviving his star power once and for all.