The Jab Tak Hain Jaan star, who turned 47 today (November 2), responded to a flood of messages from stars such as Karan Johar, Hrithik Roshan and Ritiesh Deshmukh,
Writing on Twitter ahead of his birthday, he said: "Birthday is a few hours away. A day which will confine me within time,Give me a definition...when all we want is to be indefinite. thanx all!"
Hrithik Roshan said: "They say an inspired spirit is infectious! Thank you @iamsrk 4 always inspiring..even wth just your presence! Happy birthday! lovenrespect!"
Khan's Don 2 co-star Lara Dutta Bhupathi said: "Wishing my favourite Don @iamsrk, all the love from the gyarah mulkh on his birthday! Have a super year ahead!"
Riteish Deshmukh wrote: "Wishing Shah Rukh Khan, the man who made me feel that falling in love is the greatest thing in the world, a very Happy Birthday. Love you. Huge hug."
Karan Johar tweeted: "To the man who made the nation fall in love Shah Rukh Khan! Happy birthday! All my love always!"
Vivek Oberoi wrote: "A very happy birthday to the one and only Shah Rukh Khan. Loads of love brother, may the almighty bless you with health and happiness, always!"
Speaking about his birthday celebrations, Khan wrote: "Best part of birthday...motorcycle ride on my new bajaj ktm from rajeev...wıth my son early morn and daughters b'day card on my bed...
"how wonderful r u all (including the relentless negative ones) giving me so much love. i promise this life is dedicated to make u all smile."
The actor this year celebrated 20 years as a star of Indian cinema.