Shah Rukh Khan’s Spiritual Visit to Shirdi with Daughter Suhana Ahead of ‘Dunki’ Release


  • Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan visits Shirdi’s Saibaba temple with daughter Suhana Khan.
  • The visit occurs shortly before the release of SRK’s latest film ‘Dunki’ and Suhana Khan’s Netflix premiere of ‘The Archies’.
  • SRK pauses amidst the crowd, climbs onto his car footrest, and graciously thanks the thousands of fans outside the temple.

In a moment of spiritual reflection, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, accompanied by his daughter Suhana Khan, visited the renowned Saibaba temple in Shirdi. This visit on December 14 comes just a week before the release of Shah Rukh’s latest film, ‘Dunki’, adding a sacred touch to his already eventful year.

SRK’s Visit to Shirdi’s Saibaba Temple

On the auspicious day, the father-daughter duo was seen at the temple, offering prayers and seeking blessings. Fans gathered outside the temple, eagerly waiting for a glimpse of their beloved star, were overjoyed upon his arrival. The actor, known for his charisma, greeted the fans with his signature warmth.

In the video shared by user Preeti Sompura on X (formerly Twitter), the superstar Shahrukh Khan, accompanied by his daughter and personal staff, including security officers, is seen exiting the Shirdi Sai Baba temple. Amidst the crowd, he pauses, climbs onto the car footrest, and graciously expresses his gratitude to the thousands of fans eagerly waiting outside the temple.

SRK’s Earlier Spiritual Sojourns

Notably, this isn’t the first time Shah Rukh has sought divine intervention ahead of a film release. On December 11, he was spotted at the Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu, continuing a tradition he has maintained throughout the year, previously visiting the sacred site before the releases of ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Jawan’.

Celebrating a Stellar Year in Cinema

2023 marked a triumphant return for Shah Rukh Khan to the big screen after a hiatus since ‘Zero’ in 2018. He began the year with the blockbuster ‘Pathaan’, shattering box office records by earning Rs 543.05 crore in India. His subsequent film ‘Jawan’ also received critical acclaim and commercial success, amassing Rs 643.87 crore at the national box office.

With the upcoming release of ‘Dunki’, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, expectations are high. The film, set to release on December 21, is anticipated to be another feather in SRK’s cap, despite its close release date with Prabhas’ ‘Salaar‘.

Shah Rukh Khan’s blend of spiritual devotion and cinematic dedication continues to endear him to millions of fans worldwide. As ‘Dunki’ prepares to hit the theatres, the actor’s visit to Shirdi’s Saibaba temple symbolizes his humility and gratitude, further solidifying his status as a revered figure in Indian cinema.

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