The King Khan of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, crossed a staggering eight million in Twitter microblogging site. The 'Chennai Express' star, who was recently named the second richest actor in the world, is second to megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has over nine million followers.
Shahrukh joined the online platform in 2010, and his new benchmark has surpassed the followers of his contemporaries Aamir Khan (7.17 million) and Salman Khan (7.18 million).
Shahrukh Khan who is quite active in social media keeps updating and shares his thoughts, updates on his film shoots, experiences and travel plans. SRK gets philosophical often, but most of his tweets reflects his closeness to his family, especially kids, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.
Shahrukh tweeted and expressed his happiness for crossing eight million saying, "They say that the heart beats & u can hear it, that's Biology. But wot is the song i hear with the beat? I believe it's all if u. Thanx 8Mi."
Shahrukh who owns an IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, recently, won the seventh edition of the cricket league.
He is neck deep into work, the shooting of Fan and Raees and promotion of Happy New Year will occupy his schedule, as will Rohit Shetty's new movie. Later in the year, there's also the Champions League Twenty20.
"He hardly has time for a breather," a source close to the superstar told.