Shah Rukh Khan recently conveyed his best wishes to Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty, who are ready to make their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan's production "Hero". SRK took to Twitter and stated that he is sure both Sooraj and Athiya would make their fathers proud.

"My love & best wishes to @theathiyashetty & @soorajpancholi9 for their upcoming release. Hero. Am sure u will make ur dads proud (sic)," tweeted Shah Rukh.

Meanwhile, Sooraj and Athiya also expressed gratitude To SRK for the kind words.

"Thank u so much @iamsrk Sir! Will always cherish this (sic)", replied Sooraj Pancholi.

Athiya Shetty who calls herself a big fan of SRK tweeted, "This means a lot @iamsrk sir, cannot thank you enough!! #blessed (sic)".

Salman, who addresses Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty as his kids, has been sincerely promoting "Hero". Being Salman's production venture and stars like Shah Rukh talking about it, "Hero" has become one of the most awaited flicks of the year.

The movie happens to be a remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 hit film by the same name starring Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Sheshadri. Directed by Nikhil Advani, it is slated to be released on 11 September.