Happy Birthday, Shah Rukh Khan!
Fans, friends and followers celebrated SRK's 50th birthday online through tweets, photos and videos. SRK himself leveraged Twitter's Periscope to livestream his view of fans wishing him well at Mannat. Other, more professional videos were shared and the Baadshah of Bollywood spoke about his life and work with his characteristic charming wit.
"As hard as you would try to take Shah Rukh out of romance, you can't take the romance out of Shah Rukh," concluded Shah Rukh Khan with a smile during the #AskSRK Town Hall with IndiaToday's Rajdeep Sardesai, posted on his birthday:
While his birthday is always a worldwide celebration, this year SRK gave back to his fans with the release of a new FAN video teaser introducing his character Gaurav.
Because of their love for the King of Romance, Shah Rukh Khan has the power to bring people of many different communities together. Wherever Shah Rukh Khan goes, fans flock to get a glimpse of the superstar and to have that one chance in a million to meet him in person. Red Chillies Entertainment and Mandvi Sharma produced the following video "The Many Faces of the King's Fans" - a short compilation of clips from fans and colleagues sharing their love and respect for SRK in their own words.
Shah Rukh Khan is well-connected online and fans from across the globe were able to share in birthday festivities through posts by SRK, the media and fans in Mumbai. Here's a Storify compilation of some of the best moments shared by fans, friends and followers celebrating SRK's 50th birthday. Mouseover images to see the tweet text.
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