Bollywood's Badshah Shahrukh Khan has joined Twitter and has amassed a following of 11,000 followers in his first day on the microblogging website popular with celebrities.

Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Priyanka Chopra and Mallika Sherawat are the Bollywood stars on Twitter but Khan is set to be the most popular Tweeter.

“Being extremely shy, I never thought I would be here (on Twitter). But my friend Karan Johar insisted that I should learn to share my life,” Shah Rukh posted on his page.

“Thanks everyone, this is really sweet…didn't expect such a warm welcome. Love to you all,” he added.

The actor shared his daily routine with his fans, tweeting, “kids and life calling.. watching tim burton's 9 with them, last holiday…so up late…catch up later. sleep or be awake to all(sic).

You can follow his tweets right here.

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