Shah Rukh Khan and Kriti Sanon
Shah Rukh Khan and Kriti SanonCollage of photos taken from Facebook pages

Actress Kriti Sanon is all excited to start shooting for Rohit Shetty's next venture "Dilwale". She has thanked Shah Rukh Khan for giving her an opportunity and wishing her.

On 19 March, Kriti Sanon took to her Twitter handle to inform her followers that she would start shooting for "Dilwale" from Saturday. The "Heropanti" actress tweeted: "A new film begins tomo! A dream project! All the best @Varun_dvn ! Will join u soon in another 2 days!! Wooohoooo! Cant wait!! ☺️ #Dilwale."

Shah Rukh Khan, who is known for his down-to-earth nature, replied to her her and wished that she has a wonderful experience on the sets. The Bollywood superstar wrote: "@kritisanon do well and may this be the beginnings of wonderful experiences. All the best. Hav fun Rohit is really sweet & kind."

Getting a chance to work with Shah Rukh Khan and his wishes is truly a dream-cum-true moment for Kriti Sanon, who is just two-film-old in Indian cinema. The actress replied: "@iamsrk Thank u so much sir! ☺️ Really looking forward to this amazing opportunity of working with you and the entire team! "

Rumours about Kriti Sanon being cast in "Dilwale" were doing the rounds in B-town from quite a long time. The actress confirmed the news on director Rohit Shetty's birthday. On 13 March, she had tweeted: "Happpyyy Birthdayyy Rohit sir!!! Cant wait to start shooting for Dilwale!! super excited! Have a great year ahead!! ☺️"

"Dilwale" is a comedy-drama film jointly produced by Rohit Shetty and Gauri Khan. The film will bring back the superhit pair of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol together to the silver screen.On his birthday, the director revealed that Varun Dhawan will romance Kriti Sanon in the movie, which is slated to release in theatres on 18 December, 2015.