Tom Hiddleston is a fan of Shahrukh Khan, says
- Watch Tom Hiddleston talk about his love for the city of Chennai, where his ‘Akka’ lived. He also talked about Shahrukh Khan.
Published on Jun 09, 2021 07:57 AM IST
As Marvel’s Loki is unveiled to the world, actor Tom Hiddleston has expressed his love for Shah Rukh Khan in a special message for Indian fans. Marvel Studios’ third streaming series Loki is available in India on Disney Plus Hoststar Premium.
In the video, the actor plays a word association game. For the word Loki, he came up with ‘I’; As for Thor, he said ‘brother’; As for Chris, he answered ‘Hemsworth’. The words associated with Tom India were ‘Shahrukh Khan’.
When asked to associate a word with Bollywood, he said, “Am I allowed to say Shah Rukh Khan again? Shah Rukh Khan again.” Asked to associate a word with an Indian city, he said “Chennai. My Akka lives there. She used to live there. And I’ve been there many times. Chennai is great!”
This is not the first time the actor has spoken about Bharat or Shah Rukh. In a 2012 interview with Hindustan Times, Tom said, “I have family in India. My sister lives in Chennai and I have been to India almost four times so far. The last time I visited was last year in October (2011). Was … I came very quietly to see my sister. I loved being there.”
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Speaking about watching Devdas, Tom had said, “My Indian family is always introducing me to new films. My sister showed me Devdas which featured Aishwarya Rai. The last film I saw was Shah Rukh Khan’s My Name. I’m on a plane. I liked it.” He had also expressed his desire to act in a Bollywood film. “I want nothing more than to act in a Bollywood film,” he said.