Recently Shah Rukh Khan’s international fan following was yet again on display as pop star Zayn Malik confessed his love for the Superstar. International heartthrob Zayn Malik recently made headlines for making his girlfriend Gigi Hadid watch Shah Rukh Khan’s Devdas. Sources had confirmed saying, “He loves Shah Rukh Khan, he’s even made Gigi watch Devdas, which is one of his favourites.”
While the internet went crazy over the news, Here’s a look at some other International stars that have admitted to being his fans. Oscar Winner Leonardo Di Caprio who is better known as Jack from Titanic has admitted to being a Shah Rukh Khan fan. The actor was quoted saying, “I am so happy to get a new project with Shahrukh Khan.Starring in a movie with him will make me more popular than I am now!”.
Beloved Marvel actor Hugh Jackman too has accepted to be his fan. The Wolverine star said, “I like SRK’s dancing.Even now(in this age) he can dance well.I admire his incredible energy!” Titanic and Avatar fame director James Cameron is particularly a fan of Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘My Name is Khan’. The director loved the Superstar’s acting so much that he even wished to receive a signed poster by Shah Rukh Khan. James Cameron was quoted saying, “Shahrukh Khan is a Giant movie star.I’m more than happy to sign a poster for him if he’ll sign a poster(of My Name is Khan) for me!”
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe too is spellbound by the charm of the King of Bollywood. The actor was quoted saying, “I am a big fan of Shahrukh Khan.I would like to work in a Bollywood movie with him.He is definitely an epitome of style and class!” Hollywood hottie Penelope Cruz too wishes to work with the King of romance. She was earlier quoted saying, “I like Indian films.I am a big fan of Shahrukh Khan.I want to work with him!”.
The leading actors of the hit franchise Twilight, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart also have admitted being Shah Rukh Khan fans.
While Robert Pattinson said, “I like Shahrukh Khan and DDLJ is the only Bollywood movie among my top favourite movies!” Kristen Stewart expressed herself saying,”I am a huge fan of Shahrukh Khan.He is truly an inspiration to me.He is a charmer.He is the epitome of romance.If given a chance, he would be the one with whom I would love to do the second part of my movie Breaking Dawn.”
International music sensation Pitbull who visited India for IPL admitted being charmed by Shah Rukh Khan, Pitbull said, “I got to learn a few Bollywood footsteps, thanks to Shahrukh. He is an amazing performer, full of energy. There is nothing as of now, but I would definitely love to work with him in the future.”
Akon who collaborated with Shah Rukh Khan for Ra.One was quoted saying, “SRK is an incredible and amazing guy.The hospitality I’ve received here could not match anybody.He’s a sweet person a great soul.” Recently the International DJ Diplo collaborated with Shah Rukh Khan, Diplo too has been a self-admitted Shah Rukh Khan.
Apart from these, Tom Cruise and Obama too have been fans of the Global Icon. Shah Rukh Khan over his 25 years of career in Bollywood has won innumerable hearts with his wit and charm along with his heartwarming performances. The global icon has wooed the audience worldwide with his acting and performing skills. The Superstar recently expanded his Global fanbase to a whopping 33 million on Twitter.
Being one of the very few Bollywood celebrities to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds London, Shah Rukh Khan is a global star with a mighty fan following overseas. The actor who has global imprints is loved and celebrated universally for not just his acting but also wit and charm. On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan will be next seen in Anand L Rai’s ‘Zero’ featuring the actor as a vertically challenged man for the first time.