Sachin Tendulkar with Shah Rukh Khan at an event © AFP
Sachin Tendulkar with Shah Rukh Khan at an event © AFP

In his own inimitable way, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan today wished Sachin Tendulkar for his upcoming film and elicited a philosophical response from the cricket legend. A film on Tendulkar – Sachin A Billion Dreams – will release worldwide on May 26 and celebrities across various walks of life have been wishing the cricket legend on social media. Shah Rukh’s good luck post though stood out. Tendulkar, who rarely shows his emotions, gave a glimpse of his philosophical side while responding to the gesture of extremely popular actor.

“I believed, when u did well I would 2 & when u didn t,I will fail. Like a billion others I miss my guiding lite. ATB for the film,” Shah Rukh tweeted. In reply, Tendulkar tagged Shah Rukh’s post and replied:”Zindagi me haar na hoti to koi kabhi jeet ta nahi aur kuch seekhta bhi nahi. Touched by your words like a billion others, love u @iamsrk :-) ”.

Directed by James Erskine, the film is slated for theatrical release on May 26. The film, which features Sachin himself, captures the Little Master’s cricket and personal life in substantial detail, which shedding light on some never heard aspects of his life. Produced by 200 NotOut Productions, the movie has music by double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman. The film’s trailer was released last week and was well received. Among the other notable personalities to have wished Tendulkar include Rajnikanth, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Shreya Ghosal.