Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana was in Bandra on Sunday and posted a picture of himself passing by Shah Rukh Khan’s house Mannat and making a wish as his car moved forward. ‘Andhadhun’ actor calls himself a hardcore SRK fan.
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In the picture, Ayushmann can be seen looking at Mannat from the sunroof of his car, while several onlookers capture the moment on their cellphones.
Sharing his picture on Instagram, Ayushmann wrote, “Mannat se guzar raha tha. Toh ek mannat maang li (was passing by Mannat, so I made a wish). An Action Hero, 2nd December….” He added the song Baazigar O Baazigar from Shah Rukh’s film Baazigar along with the picture, along with the hashtag ‘SRKian’.
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Fans of Ayushmann as well as Shah Rukh Khan showered the post with love. It got more than 6 lakh ‘likes’ within a few hours. A fan called Mannat “fav place in Mumbai”. Actor Maniesh Paul wrote, “This song and especially these lines!!!” Singer Zahrah S Khan wrote, “May God make all your mannats (wishes) come true…”
A fan commented on the post, “Mannat sirf ek ghar nahi hai logo ke liye mandir hai (Mannat is not just a house, its a temple for people).” Another one also wrote, “Once a SRKian always a SRKian (SRK fan).” A person also wrote, “I’m moving to Mumbai next year to start my lyrics writing career, Mannat will be the first place I’ll visit.”
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“Ayushman, hats off for this gesture,” read another comment. Wishing to see the two actors in a film, a fan also wrote, “Manifesting SRK and AK (Ayushmann Khurrana) together on-screen.”
Ayushmann is busy with the promotions of his first action film, An Action Hero. Directed by Anirudh Iyer, the film also stars Jaideep Ahlawat. It will be released in theatres on December 2.