The King of Kotha’s trailer launch became a viral sensation when the King of Romance showed his support. Dulquer Salmaan, the actor of the film, expressed his gratitude and excitement for Shah Rukh Khan’s kind gesture. He said it is a moment for the team, and especially for him, an “unabashed, unapologetic fanboy” of the superstar.
Dulquer Salmaan’s first attempt at a “mass” film, a genre that Shah Rukh will also venture into with his forthcoming Jawan, is the Malayalam action thriller King of Kotha. Shah Rukh shared the trailer of the film on Twitter on August 10, mentioning Dulquer and other actors such as Aishwarya Lekshmi and Shabeer Kallarakkal.
SRK Launch Trailer Of Dulquer’s King Of Kotha
Congratulations on the impressive #KOKTrailer, @dulQuer! Looking forward to the movie. Big hug to you and wishing the entire team a big success!” Shah Rukh tweeted.Dulquer revealed how much he appreciated Shah Rukh’s support in an interview with Indianexpress.com. He said that it was a rare occasion for Shah Rukh to promote a Malayalam film on his social media
Dulquer Thanks SRK for King of Kotha Trailer, Shares Fan Boy Moment
I think this was a first. I am an unabashed, unapologetic fanboy of Shah Rukh Khan. I didn’t even know if it was going to happen! His team was like, ‘Yeah, most probably, probably, may be’, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, oh my God!’ When he posted, I was shocked, and was like, ‘Did this really happen?!’”
Dulquer responded to Shah Rukh’s tweet with gratitude and excitement, writing Dulquer had replied, writing, “Thank you so so so much Shahrukh Sir! This is such a huge moment for me! Fanboy forever 🤗🤗🤗❤️❤️❤️🕺🏻🕺🏻🕺🏻” The actor said the trailer “just blew up” after Shah Rukh’s tweet.
“We can’t see a wider push than that. It was so kind, the way he worded it. When he wrote ‘big hug to you’, I was like (heart skipped a beat). I am a huge fan. I love his journey and he always inspires all of us. It was a big, big moment for us,” he added.
Aishwarya Lekshmi said that when she saw the tweet, she exclaimed, “‘He knows my name!’ He tagged me, whoever did, but at least he knows my name!” Shabeer Kallarakkal, best known for his performance as Dancing Rose in the acclaimed Sarpatta Parambarai added, “I didn’t see it coming. I am a huge SRK fan and like her, I felt, ‘Wow he has tagged me.’ What a moment!”
About King Of Kotha
Directed by Abhilash Joshiy, King of Kotha is ready for a big Onam release, hitting the theatres on August 24 in Malayalam and its dubbed versions in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Kannada. The film is produced by Wayfarer Films and Zee Studios.
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