Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees has been hit the theaters and receiving a positive response from the viewers and it now looks like the Badshah has also found a fan in Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.
Amitabh took to Twitter on Thursday night, to share that he loved Shah Rukh’s anger in Raees. “Congratulations Shah Rukh… Raees… Loved your anger in it!!” he wrote.
T 2515 – Congratulations Shahrukh .. RAEES .. loved your anger in it !! pic.twitter.com/cfRr24jz0n
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 26, 2017
Shah Rukh took note of Amitabh’s message and he replied by saying “Aap se hi seekha hai sir (Learnt it from you, sir).”
Aap se hi seekha hai sir. https://t.co/i7rG0gYsrn
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 26, 2017
The two stars continued their conversation with Shah Rukh revealing that he seeks inspiration from Big B when playing “drunk, angry, powerful, comic or swaggy” roles.
@iamsrk ya right .. !!! ?? haha .. no seriously some moments were electric !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 27, 2017
Sir when playing drunk, angry,powerful, comic or swaggy the inspiration is always u.Actually for all emotions it’s u https://t.co/NoBR4NFuMF
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 27, 2017
Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees is set against the backdrop of prohibition in Gujarat. In the film, SRK essays the title role of Raees, a bootlegger. It also marks Pakistani actress Mahira Khan’s foray into Bollywood.