Shoaib Akhtar, a Pakistani cricketer, recently spoke candidly on a variety of topics, including the significance of Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in his life.
Indians are just as familiar with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar as they are in their own nation. The now-retired athlete, an elite fast bowler during his playing days, has ties to Bollywood. Are you curious about these connections? Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, two renowned Bollywood stars, are responsible.
In a recent conversation, Shoaib disclosed a significant link he shares with the two Bollywood superstars, Salman and SRK.
Shoaib Akhtar claimed, as quoted by Times Now News, that one of the key reasons he became famous today was because he frequently imitated Salman Khan and SRK. He also admitted that he had mimicked Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis’ run-ups during the same conversation. “My favourite actor has always been Salman Khan, but I also like Shah Rukh,” he declared. In fact, I owe them both a debt of gratitude since without them, I never would have achieved stardom. I used to constantly mimic Shah Rukh and Salman. I also used to mimic Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis’ run-ups.
Shoaib Akhtar claimed in the same interview that he and Sachin Tendulkar got along well. “I was really fortunate to be friends with Sachin,” he remarked. I got along great with him. The perception that we are adversaries is false. The Pakistani cricketer added that he has strong bonds with some of his best friends in the team’s locker room. I was excellent friends with everyone, notably Afridi, Saqlain, and Aju (Azhar Mahmood), and I was the mischievous one during the fielding practises. I used to mimic everyone and emulate them. had hardly any battles.