Even before November 2, which marked Shahrukh's 54th birthday, the social media feeds were flooded with wishes, messages, and blessings for King Khan. From the biggest of celebrities including Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar, Anushka Sharma, Kajol, Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta showered Shah Rukh with love.
But amongst them were also veteran actors, who made the most of the day and penned special memories of King Khan. One of them was Anil Kapoor, who recalled his first meeting with Shah Rukh on the sets of Benam Badshah back in 1990. Heaping praise on him, Anil shared a photograph with Shah Rukh and along with it,
He tweeted, "From meeting you for the 1st time on the set of Benam Badshah in 1990, to now, almost 2020, you haven't changed a bit! The power in your eyes, the swagger, confidence, humour, warmth, kindness & your love for my family! Keep inspiring the world, my friend! Happy Birthday, @iamsrk!"
In reply to Kapoor, Khan confessed his fandom for the former and mentioned his kindness towards him back then. He tweeted back, "I am and will always be your fan sir. The kindness you showed me when we met for the first time, gave me the confidence to believe I can belong in films. Thank u and love u."