Calling him an exquisite man and a great inspiration, on his milestone 50th birthday, celebrities like Salman Khan, Hema Malini and Karan Johar wished health and happiness to Shah Rukh Khan. Many celebrities shared fascinating anecdotes about working with Shah Rukh, while others took to social media to speak about how the actor impress them to give their best in life. Salman, who has worked with SRK in films like “Karan Arjun” and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, said, “I wish him the best in life, I wish him good health, family and success and most wonderful life. I would want whole family to be healthy.”
Veteran actress Hema Malini described how the actor once directed a sequence in her absence in her directorial debut “Dil Aashna Hai”. “We were shooting for the movie; it was the first day with Divya Bharti. Sadly, I had to travel home because my kids were not doing homework and I had to be there. Shah Rukh said, ‘it’s ok mam, you go home, I’ll take this shot.’ And he did! We both were actors who had turned directors,” she said. The actress wished him “peace, healthy life” and said she wants his son Aryan to become an actor very soon. Filmmaker Karan Johar wished the actor and credited him for turning him into a director with “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”. “A big reason for my beginning as a filmmaker, I will always be thankful… Happy 50 Bhai!!! Your golden era is legendary… Big love @iamsrk,” Johar posted. SRK’s “Devdas” co-star Jackie Shroff said the actor is a great example for newcomers how to work hard and make it big. “He is a person with a golden heart. I wish him good health, happiness and lots of success. I feel all newcomers must learn from him. I often tell my son Tiger to see… learn the way he has grownup professionally,” he said.
“It is commendable where he has reached today. It had been great working with him in ‘King Uncle’ & ‘Happy New year’,” Shroff added. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, recited his initial meetings with the actor, who was Shah Rukh’s co-star in his debut film “Deewana”. “He was always a ‘josh’ed up actor, always a very spirited boy. As a beginner in his first film, as a youngster, he was very respectful, excellent to talk to, invariably filled with energy,” Rishi said. When asked what he would prefer to gift Shah Rukh, Varun Dhawan, who is sharing screen space with him in the forthcoming film “Dilwale” directed by Rohit Shetty, said, “On the sets of ‘Dilwale’, we used to play games. We played play station 4… I would give him play station 5.” Leading the wishes on social media was the superstar’s wife Gauri Khan, who posted a picture of SRK cutting his birthday cake. “Happy Birthday @iamsrk.. It’s just us tonight.
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