SRKUniverse Fandom Awards
SRKUniverse, Shah Rukh Khan’s biggest fan club hosted SRKFandom Awards at Club Millennium Juhu in Mumbai. Completely managed and executed by Muhammad Ashraf, the founder of SRKUniverse and Farhan Siddiqe, the theme of the awards was to celebrate and honor the hard work that all the fans put in for their love for SRK.
The Stage is Set
SRK Fandom Awards are the most unique awards done by the fans for the fans. It is an award function to felicitate the fans who make the star flourish even more. SRK Universe has organized three online and one on-ground award ceremonies so far. The winners are selected via online voting in various categories such as Best Fanboy, Best Fangirl, Best NewsBreaker, Best Comedian SRKian & so on. In the last edition as well as the one before it (2015 & 2016), real trophies were given to the winners, whereas in first two editions (2013 & 2014), digital certificates & Flipkart vouchers were distributed as prize.
The online award ceremonies had some celebrity guests, such as Mandvi Sharma, Bilal Siddiqui, Shailja Gupta, Gaurav Gupta, Mayur Puri & more to announce some special awards. While the on-ground ceremony which took place last year was attended by celebrities like Arvind Vegda, Ajaz Khan, etc. Promos were shot and released to generate buzz. SRK fans from all over the world attended the award function. (300-400 fans). Admins of worldwide branches came to attend the event too. There was a complete media coverage of the event. Event was also streamed live on Facebook, YouTube, and Periscope.
The Prize .. Love
The evening began with a video made from snippets of SRK films. Just by the sheer love that was in the air, even a non admirer would have turned into a SRK fan by the end. Every time SRK flashed on the screen, the atmosphere went electric as the crowd cheered and roared. With innovative categories like Best Fan Boy, Fan Girl, Best Editor, Best Trend Setter, Best Number Cruncher, Best Jasoos and Best Fan Club, each and every fan had something to look forward to.
Around the World .. Just Love SRK
The event was held in such a way that fans who had travelled from all over the world could also celebrate SRK’s birthday on 2nd November in Mumbai. And indeed people from countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, France, US had travelled to Mumbai. All for the love of one man.
A wonderful evening
The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly a personal video message from Shah Rukh Khan himself. In that message he thanked all his fans for coming together to celebrate the love. He said he felt blessed to be a reason for such wonderful souls to gather under one roof. He thanked all the fan clubs for making the event possible. And in his trademark SRK style stole the hearts of all present there.YouTube Links: