This Article is From Feb 23, 2016

Shah Rukh Khan's Fanboy Tribute to Rajinikanth, Sachin Tendulkar

Shah Rukh Khan's Fanboy Tribute to Rajinikanth, Sachin Tendulkar

2013 file photo of SRK and Rajinikanth at the music launch of Kochadaiiyaan

New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, 50, idolised the world over by millions of fans, just paid a tribute to his own real-life heroes, in true fanboy-style. The actor has individually dedicated six dubbed versions of the Jabra song from his upcoming film Fan to Tamil actor Rajinikanth, legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, people of Kolkata and Bhojpuri singer Manoj Tiwari.

SRK, who plays an obsessive fan in the Maneesh Sharma-directed film, told Rajinikanth he was just 'one of your countless fans.'

For Sachin, SRK's tribute began with 'Aila', the catchphrase famously used by the cricket maestro in the 1999 Pepsi commercial featuring Sachin himself, Shane Warne and Carl Hooper.

SRK confessed he was Yash Chopra's 'eternal fan.' The two worked together in a string of blockbusters including Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Veer Zaara and Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

SRK said 'I love you' to the people of Kolkata, in true filmy-style.

SRK also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi with a dubbed version in Gujarati.

For Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari, he had this:

Fan, which also co-stars Waluscha De Sousa, Illeana D'Cruz, Shriya Pilgaonkar, releases on April 15.