Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been forced to apologise to his neighbours after a horde of devotees gathered outside his house to wish the actor a happy birthday.

Khan, who turned 48 on Saturday (02Nov13), was stunned to find a crowd of fans waiting on his doorstep in Mumbai, India to celebrate the star's birthday.

However, the enthusiastic audience reportedly disturbed his neighbours and Khan took to to apologise on their behalf, writing, "Thank you everyone. All who came outside the house with crackers and posters. Love to you all and apologies to the neighbours. Your love makes me happy."