Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently promoting his upcoming film “Fan”, says he is a proud, true and eternal fan of legends like Mahatma Gandhi, Yash Chopra, Rajinikanth and Sachin Tendulkar.
The 50-year-old actor has released a song “Jabra Fan” from the upcoming film in different Indian languages including Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Bengali and Punjabi.
The “Don” actor has lauded filmmaker Yash Chopra for showing the “purity of Punjabi culture” and also shared a link of the song in the Punjabi language.
“Yash ji, no one has shown the purity of Punjabi culture like you did. This one’s for you. I’m your eternal fan,” SRK tweeted on Monday night.
The “Baazigar” star, who paid a tribute to southern superstar Rajnikanth in filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s “Chennai Express” via the song “Lungi Dance”, also says that he is one amongst many “countless fans” of Rajnikanth while sharing the Tamil version of the “Fan” anthem.
“Rajni Sir, I’m not a star, but just one of your countless fans Thalaiva @superstarrajini. Proud to be your fan!,” he wrote.
The “Dilwale” star also tweeted a Marathi version of the “Fan” song to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and wrote: “Sachin: Aila @sachin_rt Umpire kuch bhi kahe, mere liye toh you will always be not-out! I am ur Fan. Jai Maharashtra.”
SRK said the whole nation and world are fans of Gandhiji.
“Gandhiji, The Father of the Nation is also the world’s biggest star. The whole nation & the world is his fan!,” he wrote along with a link of the song’s Gujarati version.
The actor, who is the proud owner of Kolkata Knight Riders and the state’s brand ambassador, mentioned that he is an admirer of the City of Joy.
“City of joy, city of KKR & the city that still has the old world charm. Kolkata, aami tomake bhalo bashi! Ur fan,” he wrote with the Bengali link of the song.
Directed by Maneesh Sharma,”Fan” will see SRK playing the role of a fan obsessed with a reigning superstar, and travels to Mumbai to meet the actor.
“Fan” is slated for a April 15 release.