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X-Men director rates Shah Rukh as his favourite actor with De Niro, Al Pacino

Prashant Singh, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, June 11, 2014
First Published: 11:19 IST(11/6/2014) | Last Updated: 16:58 IST(11/6/2014)

Last year, Hollywood film-maker Brett Ratner expressed a desire to work with Shah Rukh Khan. Known for his films like the Rush Hour series and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Ratner has now put SRK among his “favourite actors”.

“My favorite actors ever are John Cazale, Sterling Hayden, Peter Sellers, Timothy Carey, John Cassavetes, and of course Shah Rukh Khan, Robert Deniro and Al Pacino! (sic),” Ratner tweeted on June 8. SRK returned the compliment on June 9, by re-tweeting the trailer of Ratner’s upcoming film, Hercules, saying, “wow…a man with a cause… (sic).” Read: I am rich because I have beautiful children, says Shah Rukh Khan

Last year, Ratner had replied to one of SRK’s tweets, saying, “…I would love to work with you one day!! Big fan!!! (sic).” To which, the actor had replied, “…would be my honour. I am an avid follower of ur work & a huge fan of ur films. Would love to come & see u work on sets one day (sic).”
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