Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, one of the most popular and celebrated stars of the Hindi film industry, turned 49 Sunday. Who's who of the filmdom wished the man "who creates his own perception and dares to think out of the box!"
It's a double celebration for SRK as his just released "Happy New Year", a typical Bollywood potboiler directed by Farah Khan, hit the right notes and set the cash registers ringing. It made the quickest Rs.100 crore.
His birthday celebrations started Saturday night and fans assembled outside his house Mannat here to wish him. He came out to greet his eager fans and later tweeted, "So many beautiful people outside Mannat. Thank you all for celebrating my birthday with such ownership and love. Very humbling..."
Meanhile, celebrities took to Twitter to wish the man of the moment:
Kareena Kapoor Khan: Happy Birthday to @iamSRK, Kareena Kapoor with King Khan!
Sakshi Singh Dhoni: Happy Bday and lots of love to the King of romance....
Yusuf Pathan: Wish u many happy returns of the day Bhai from me @IrfanPathan n whole family. Allah sehat ke sath umardaraz Kare #greatman. (sic)
Tanishaa Mukerji: Happy Birthday to a man who creates his own perception and dares to think out of the box!
Aftab Shivdasani: Happy birthday to the tire-less and inspirational ... stay blessed bhaijaan. Love always.
Ranveer Singh: #HappyBudday For The King... Wish For You More Love & Success.
Sangeeth Sivan: A very happy b'day to the ever inspiring - your passion is infectious.
Manish Malhotra: Happy Birthday to the most talented, Spirited, Fit and Energetic @iamsrk.
Shruti Haasan: Happy birthday to my most favourite ever!!!
Milap Zaveri: Happy birthday to the man who made me wanna make films so I could work with him one day. You are an inspiration! Have a super year!
Farhan Akhtar: Rumi said, 'Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan the flames'. May you continue burning bright. Happy Birthday Shahrukh.
Karan Johar: Happy birthday Bhai!! @iamsrk.....have the most spectacular year!!!! And continue the victory march forever....lots and lots of love!!!
Boman Irani: It is a grace to be loved by millions that you have touched yet never met. I know I have surely 'met' you too. Happy birthday.