Shah Rukh Khan is undoubtedly one of the finest superstars in the country with millions of fans worldwide. He enjoys a loyal and ever-expanding fan base for the past 25 years and SRK has found a fan in Hollywood star Hugh Jackman.
The 49-year-old actor recently called Shah Rukh his mentor while addressing the audience at the premiere of his new film The Greatest Showman in Sydney.
Praising the Baadshah of Bollywood, he addressed him as, "Bollywood's greatest showman." Hugh, in fact, recreated SRK's famous signature move by spreading his arms wide.
According to a Mumbai Mirror report, Hugh said, "I have done a lot of dancing and singing in this film and I had Shah Rukh Khan in mind while shooting for it. He is my mentor and I need to take more dance lessons from him. I have also done the signature SRK move, spreading my arms wide," Hugh said while addressing the media as he recreated the famous gesture on the red carpet."
Further, Hugh said that he would love to see Shah Rukh in the Indian version of The Greatest Showman. "I would love to see Shah Rukh in the Indian version of this film," he added.
Hugh and SRK had first met at a mutual friend's bash a couple of years ago and wishes to meet him again soon.
Meanwhile, the Jab Harry Met Sejal actor is busy shooting for his upcoming next with Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
He is also hosting TV show Ted Talks India Nayi Soch. The first episode saw five speakers from various fields taking the stage and sharing ideas on different subjects. From the settlements in slum areas, pollution to building a forest in the backyard of every house — a lot was discussed in this episode.