Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal wished the state’s brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan on his 54th birthday. The CM also expressed her desire to meet the Bollywood superstar at the 25th Kolkata International Film Festival, which commences on November 8.
Taking to Twitter, Banerjee wrote: “Warmest birthday greetings, Shah Rukh @iamsrk. Wish you good health and all the success in life, my charming brother. We are proud to have you as Brand Ambassador of #Bangla. Keep entertaining us with your films. See you at 25th #Kolkata International Film Festival #KIFF2019”.
Warmest birthday wishes to Amartya Sen, renowned economist and Nobel laureate. We pray for your long and healthy life
নোবেলজয়ী অর্থনীতিবিদ অমর্ত্য সেনকে জানাই জন্মদিনের শুভেচ্ছা। সুস্থ থাকুন, ভালো থাকুন
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 3, 2019
SRK is a regular at the Kolkata film festival every year and shares a friendly relationship with the CM. The superstar also enjoys a huge fan base in Bengal. This year too, he will be gracing the festival along with Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan. Other Bollywood personalities who will be present at the event are Jaya Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar and Mahesh Bhatt.