Though there are a lot of stories doing the rounds as to why Shahrukh hit Shirish, SRK has so far maintained a dignified silence. Shirish Kunder, on the other hand has claimed that SRK attacked him from behind along with his bodyguards.
According to a leading English Daily, here is what exactly happened....
Shirish Kunder seemed already drunk when he arrived at the party without his wife Farah Khan. Shirish reportedly began misbehaving with a few actresses at the party. Shahrukh Khan enters the party late in the wee hours of the morning (around 3 AM) along with sister Lala.
Shahrukh Khan, along with Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt and wife Maanayata hit the dance floor. Shirish keeps making rounds with the intention to grab the attention of SRK. However, Shahrukh ignores him.
On leaving the party, Sanjay Dutt takes Shahrukh Khan to meet one of his best friends. While SRK is returning after meeting the friend, Shirish Kunder bumps into him. This upsets Shahrukh Khan who forcibly gets Shirsh down to a seating area so that they could talk.
If sources are to be believed, Shahrukh Khan tried hard to convince Shirish Kunder to avoid making a scene at the party. Soon, the situation was turning out to become a little ugly when Sanjay Dutt and friends intervened.