Bollywood superstar and owner of Kolkata Knight Riders Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his team's victory over the Kings XI Punjab with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Wednesday.
SRK, whose camaraderie with the West Bengal Chief Minister is well-known, drove straight to her residence in Harish Chatterjee street where a large number of his fans gathered to catch a glimpse of him. He also tweeted
My KKR how beautiful were they tonite. Fish fry with MamataDi…ride along the Kolkata roads with all celebrating. pic.twitter.com/TmvzqGWIBa— SHAH RUKH KHAN (@iamsrk) May 28, 2014
Mamata Banerjee came out from her residence to welcome King Khan, who in turn touched her feet in a show of respect. She also wrote on Facebook: Bengal's Brand Ambassador, Shah Rukh Khan was in Kolkata today in connection with his team, KKR's match.
We are indeed very proud of him. KKR got a splendid victory. Congratulations to team KKR. Wish them all the best for the final. After the match, Shah Rukh came to my residence. It was really a very nice moment. My best wishes to Shah Rukh and his family members.
SRK spent around 25 minutes with Mamata who also went to the Eden Garden during the match and watched it for some time. KKR stormed into the final of the IPL with a 28-run win over Kings XI Punjab.
(With inputs from PTI)