Shah Rukh gets autographed copy of Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Alchemist’


Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan who had some time ago sent across some DVDs of his films to celebrated author was delighted to receive an autographed copy of an illustrated version of the Brazillian writer’s work ‘The Alchemist’.

Shah Rukh took to Twitter to share an image of the book and the autographed page and also thanked the writer with his famous dialogue from ‘Om Shanti Om’. “&, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping u to achieve it.Thx @paulocoelho This is so special,” the ‘Happy New Year’ star tweeted on Friday.

Coelho's autograph read, "Dear Shah Rukh Khan, a master of acting. With my admiration".

The author who is known for his thought-provoking literary works, earlier this month shared a picture of the DVDs gifted to him by King Khan on the micro-blogging site. The photograph had an array of DVDs of Shah Rukh Khan stares films like ‘Swades’, ‘Ashoka’, Chak De!’, ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’, ‘Ra. One’, ‘Om Shanti Om’ and some more sprawled on the floor.

"What a Monday morning gift, @iamsrk! Now I need to know where to start," Coelho had tweeted, along with the photograph.

He had also said that he would be sending some of the special edition of his bestsellers to Shah Rukh as a token of thanks.

Coelho who is famous for his works ‘Brida’, ‘The Zahir’, ‘Eleven Minutes’ etc, had earlier this year expressed his deep love and respect for Shah Rukh after he watched the 2010 film ‘My Name is Khan’. The author said it was an excellent movie which deserved and expressed his desire to watch more Bollywood films. Shah Rukh had then sent the gift of DVDs to introduce Coelho to the world of Bollywood.