Bollywood celebs congratulate Shahrukh Khan after Kolkata's memorable win

Shahrukh Khan (C) celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders’ win in the IPL 2012 final AFP

Mumbai, May 28, 2012

As Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan‘s team Kolkata Knight Riders won their first Indian Premier League title in Chennai, Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate the proud owner.

The 46-year-old actor, who is the co-owner of the team along with Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta, cheered for the team at the MA Chidambaram stadium with wife Gauri and daughter.

KKR became the new champions of the fifth edition of the sporting extravaganza as they defeated defending champions Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in a nerve-wracking final match last night.

“Yayyyy!!! More power to team KKR and Shah Rukh Khan. And what a match!!!!!! KKROCKSSS (sic),” posted Karan Johar.

“Congrats SRK! Great win fr KKR!,” Bipasha basu tweeted.

Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra tweeted, “SRK so happy for you!! Congratulations and well deserved!!!! babyK waiting for the cup now!”

“The wait is over. Well done KKR. Congratulations SRK and all team owners, members and staff. Let the good times roll…,” said Farhan Akhtar.

Preity Zinta tweeted, “Just landed in India and heard the good news! Congrats iamsrk, Gauri and KKR for winning IPL 5! I’m sure tonight the Party is not gonna end! (sic)”

“The badshah and his team does it… in style,” Shreyas Talpade posted on the micro-blogging site.

“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. Maza aa gaya (Had fun),” said Shabana Azmi.

“And KKR are the Winners, yayyyy, congrats SRK and the team, you gave us a super game, well played CSK (sic),” Genelia D’souza wrote.

“Heartiest Congratulations to SRK and Juhi and KKR team,” tweeted Sanjay Suri.

“I wanted KKR to win for Shah Rukh’s daughter.. Oh God.. She was so tensed.? She must be feeling great now.. Three Cheers for her… KKR is Champ,” posted Satish Kaushik.

Director Kunal Kohli said, “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.” (PTI)