Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan rang in his 58th birthday in style by meeting and greeting thousands of fans gathered outside his Mumbai residence Mannat at midnight on November 2nd.
The iconic actor was overwhelmed by the massive turnout and effusive celebrations of his ardent fans. He later took to social media to express his gratitude for all the love.
King Khan Thanks Fans for Midnight Birthday Wishes
After spending time with fans at Mannat around 12 AM on his birthday, Shah Rukh Khan wrote a heartfelt note on his Twitter handle thanking everyone for their wishes.
It’s unbelievable that so many of u come & wish me late at night. I am but a mere actor. Nothing makes me happier, than, the fact that I can entertain u a bit. I live in a dream of your love. Thank u for allowing me to entertain you all. C u in the morning…on the screen & off it
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 1, 2023
“It’s unbelievable that so many of u come & wish me late at night. I am but a mere actor. Nothing makes me happier, than, the fact that I can entertain u a bit,” Khan wrote.
“I live in a dream of your love. Thank u for allowing me to entertain you all. C u in the morning…on the screen & off it,” he added, alluding to his forthcoming film projects and another meet-up with fans during the day.
Hordes of die-hard ‘SRKians’ congregated outside the actor’s iconic Mumbai bungalow at midnight to celebrate and get a glimpse of their idol on his special day. The sea of people and outpouring of love left the usually suave superstar emotional.
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is set to unveil the first teaser of his highly anticipated film ‘Dunki’ on his birthday, according to reports.
Khan will reportedly watch the ‘Dunki’ teaser along with fans at a special event in Mumbai on November 2nd. The teaser will also be simultaneously released online as a birthday surprise for his global fandom.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, ‘Dunki’ is slated to hit theaters in December 2023. The teaser will be attached to prints of Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger 3‘, releasing on Diwali 2022.
More Movie Announcements Anticipated
Besides the ‘Dunki’ teaser launch, fans are hoping Shah Rukh Khan makes more film announcements on his 58th birthday.
An extended cut of Atlee’s ‘Jawan’ also dropped on Netflix on SRK’s birthday, offering fans another treat. But many are eagerly waiting to hear updates on his future film projects.
The Return of King Khan’s Reign
After a brief lull, 2022 marked Shah Rukh Khan’s emphatic comeback. ‘Pathaan’ entered the Rs. 500 crore club in India, while the Hindi version of ‘Jawan’ netted over Rs. 600 crore locally.
While he has tasted unprecedented success in his three-decade career, his back-to-back triumphs prove Khan remains the undisputed ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood. And he’s raring to continue his reign.
His birthday celebrations kicked off in vintage “King Khan” style – by spending time with his legion of loyal fans who waited for hours to catch a glimpse of their hero. SRK made the day extra special for them, reiterating his humble connection with admirers.
As he enters his 59th year, more blockbusters from the superstar’s line-up look guaranteed. The ‘Dunki’ teaser release is just the first of many birthday treats for fans as Shah Rukh Khan marks his special day in signature fashion.