Shah Rukh Khan and Sachin Tendulkar indulged in a friendly Twitter chat on Monday. Sachin shared a poster of the film Sachin Tendulkar: A Billion Dreams and tweeted, “Thank you for all the love and support over the years! Watch the #SRTteaseron14thApril at 1 PM on @SachinTheFilm.”
A Mumbai-based company called 200 Not Out is producing the movie that aims to trace the personal and professional journey of the cricketer. London-based James Erskine has directed the film. Sachin will also be seen in the film.
Shah Rukh was quick to respond and asked Sachin to show him the movie ‘soon’. “This one I have to watch. Show me NA soon my friend,” SRK tweeted. The cricketer replied, “Definitely @iamsrk par pehle @FanTheFilm ki baari hain....Dil se!!”
This one I have to watch. Show me NA soon my friend. https://t.co/DeIxqGGc4v— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 11, 2016
Sachin, who played an astonishing 200 Tests and scored 100 centuries across all three formats of the game, retired in 2013. He scored 34,357 runs played in the 664 international matches that he played. Awarded India’s highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - last year, Tendulkar is a sitting Rajya Sabha MP.
Fan, on the other hand, is an upcoming film directed by Maneesh Sharma that stars SRK in a double role. The movie is about a fan and his star - SRK plays both the roles in the movie produced by Yash Raj Films.
The trailer of Sachin’s film will be released on April 14 while SRK’s Fan is set to hit theatres on April 15.
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