He's one of the biggest names in Bollywood.
And wherever Shah Rukh Khan goes in India, his fans often go too.
On the country's Independence Day, he was out and about promoting his new hit movie Chennai Express.
The film has broken records in India, earning more than 16 million dollars in just three days.
Khan says the industry is on a roll.
SOUNDBITE: Actor, Shah Rukh Khan, saying (Hindi):
"I think it's a great sign for Indian films that our market is increasing so much and that soon people will start comparing our market to the international market. I think for me that will be very heartening."
The film features Khan and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone.
It's the story of a Mumbai man who embarks on an unforeseen journey that makes him realise the importance of love, life, relationships and sacrifice.
With more than 70 movies to his name, its success will only cement Khan's reputation as the King of Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan celebrates Express success (0:51)
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan greets fans on India's Independence Day and celebrates the box office success of his new film ''Chennai Express''. Edward Baran reports. ( Transcript )