Shah Rukh Khan receives autographed copy of ‘The Alchemist’

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was elated to receive an autographed copy of acclaimed writer Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”.


“&,when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping u to achieve it.Thx @paulocoelho This is so special,” SRK posted on Twitter along with images of his signed copy of the book.


Coelho’s autograph read, “Dear Shah Rukh Khan, a master of acting. With my admiration”.


Earlier this month, SRK sent across a collection of his films to the Brazilian author, who has written several books such as “Brida” and “Eleven Minutes” and “Adultery”, to introduce him to the world of Hindi films. (Read: With love from Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan gifts set of films to Paulo Coelho)


“What a Monday morning gift, @iamsrk! Now I need to know where to start,” Coelho had tweeted, along with an image.


In the photograph, DVDs of Shah Rukh’s films like “Swades”, “Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna”, “Ra. One” and “Om Shanti Om” were seen sprawled on the floor.


Earlier this year, Coelho praised Shah Rukh’s 2010 film “My Name is Khan”, saying it is the best film that he has watched this year.