Press Esc to close
Tuesday 30 May 2017
News updated at 4:44 PM IST

SRK lucky for KKR, say fans on Facebook, Twitter

Kolkata, May 4, 2013 (IANS) 21:18 IST
Kolkata: KKR owner Shahrukh Khan with skipper Gautam Gambhir and other players during an IPL after match party in Kolkata on Friday night. PTI Photo
Ecstatic after a long-awaited victory, fans of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) attribute the performance of the team to the presence of Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, who cheered his side to an eight-wicket victory against Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens here Friday.

In a spectacular show at the Eden, Shah Rukh with daughter Suhana in tow, showed solidarity and support by waving and egging the squad on throughout the game, to tumultuous applause from spectators.

KKR fans on Twitter and Facebook have hailed Shah Rukh as the "lucky mascot" for the knights with charged-up posts that implore the Bollywood 'badshah' to be present at all of the team's forthcoming matches in the Indian Premier League.

"SRK (short for Shahrukh Khan) comes and we win the matches. SRK please make it to the other matches also,"ran a comment on a Facebook fan page.

Similarly other pages were abuzz with requests like "King Khan is the lucky mascot for KKR. We want Khan whenever KKR plays" and "KKR's win is due to SRK. We want SRK."
Twitterati have been chirping away since the victory of the home team, with tweets that clearly show many regard SRK and KKR synonymously.

"KKR SRK KKR SRK KKR SRK," tweeted one during the match while a glimpse of the star was enough for some to predict a win.

"SRK is here in Eden. KKR will win for sure. Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo aaj (Today we will fight and win)," reiterated a fan.

Some linked the charged up atmosphere at Eden to Khan's arrival, which further added to the zeal of the loyal followers.

"KKR fans let us rock the crowd... SRK is here with us," wrote a fan.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Exiled Tibetans rally

Exiled Tibetans rally

First Day of the New Academic Year of School

First Day of the New Academic Year of School

Illicit liquor bottles destroyed in Patna

Illicit liquor bottles destroyed in Patna

DSO activists protest

DSO activists protest

Combined Army Training Camp

Combined Army Training Camp

Rainfall in Mirzapur

Rainfall in Mirzapur

Residents protest in Bikaner over polluted water

Residents protest in Bikaner over polluted water

High tide in Mumbai

High tide in Mumbai

ROAD: POTHOLE

ROAD: POTHOLE

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.