The Hindi film fraternity is all cheers for superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s real life ‘Chak De!’ moment after his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the final match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Chennai.
KKR is also co-owned by Juhi Chawla and Jai Mehta.
Actors like Riteish Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal, Shabana Azmi, his closest friend Karan Johar and Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta took to Twitter to congratulate the star and his victorius team that won the title Sunday night. Here’s what they had to say:
Riteish Deshmukh: KKR IPL champs – congrats to @iamsrk and Gauri. Had one of the best evenings – rollercoaster emotional ride, ended in a great victory. We celebrated the KKR victory and ‘Rowdy Rathore’ party together -@iamsrk @akshaykumar at Prabhu Deva’s house.
Genelia D’souza: And KKR are the winners, yayyyy! Congrats @iamsrk and the team, you all gave us a super game. Well played CSK.
Karan Johar: Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!! More power to team KKR and@iamsrk!!!!!!!!!! And what a match!!!!!! KKROCKSSSSSSSS Congratulations @iam_juhi!!!!!!!! The new victorious team KKR!!!!!!!! Lots of love!!!!!!!
Shabana Azmi: I know nothing about cricket but I watched the match and prayed really hard for KKR to win! Congrats to the team, SRK and Juhi. Mazaa aa gaya
Preity Zinta: Congrats @iamsrk, Gauri and KKR for winning IPL 5!
Farhan Akhtar: The wait is over. Well done KKR. Congratulations @iamsrk and all team owners, members and staff. Let the good times roll.
Ronit Roy: Congratulations @iamsrk for the glorious #KKR victory. Long time coming and truly deserved!!!
Kunal Kohli: The most touching moment of the match was when @iamsrk’s daughter hugged him all tense and he comforted her.What a sweet moment that was.
Farah Khan (jewellery designer): Loving watching @iamsrk beam from ear to ear. May he always be this happy. Ameen. KKR thumbs up.
Bipasha Basu: Congrats @iamsrk! Great win for KKR!
Siddharth: Have to say… thoroughly enjoyed Bisla and the greatest all rounder in the modern game,kallis. Party hard Kolkata fans! What an achievement SRK!
Neha Dhupia: A match so worthy of being the final… Well played #csk and a huge congratulations to #kkr and @iamsrk!