Hrithik Roshan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Aishwarya Rai
Shahrukh Khan (middle-left) has overtaken Salman Khan (middle-right) in the Twitter follower stakes. Bollywood's other big male star Hrithik Roshan (far-left) has 6.5m, but Aishwarya Rai (far-right) has yet to reach 5,000.AFP/Getty Images

Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan may have buried the hatchet, but the Khan fan war is never-ending.

From box office hits to brand endorsements and now twitter followers, there is always a raging war between the fans of the Happy New Year and Kick stars.

Recently, SRK toppled Salman's Twitter followers count, which have given the fans another opportunity to cheer for the King Khan.

Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan's twitter Page Snapshot (twitter)

Shahrukh has 9.02m followers on Twitter, compared to Sallu's 8.26m followers on 20 September. Also #SRK9Million is one of the top Twitter trending topics in India.

The Happy New Year star also beat the Amir Khan, who goes by the name 'Mr Perfectionist' in Bollywood. The Lagaan Star twitter follower count stands at 8.44m.

Salman Khan
Salman Khan's twitter page Snapshot (Twitter)

Here are a few fans tweet on SRK's new feat:

Shahrukh Khan's is busy promoting his upcoming movie Happy New Year, which is set for a Diwali release.

According to reports, SRK might visit the Salman Khan's Bigg Boss to promote the movie. It will be interesting to see that two Khans share one stage.

Bigg Boss 8 premieres this Sunday 2t September on Colors TV.