Mesut Ozil invited Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to the Emirates Stadium and the 53-year old obliged as he was in attendance for the Arsenal vs Newcastle United match on Sunday. When the Arsenal No.10 posted a picture of him with SRK on Instagram, it sparked a very interesting comment thread that included Ranveer Singh as well.
Ozil put up a picture of him and the Bollywood star on Instagram with the caption “It was a big honour to have you as my special guest during yesterday’s match! ?????⚽ Thanks for coming! @iamsrk || Kal ki match mein aapka swaagat karna mere liye ek sammaan ki baat thi. ?????⚽ Aane ke liye dhanyavaad. #M1Ö#YaGunnersYa”
Shah Rukh Khan tweeted a picture of him and Ozil as well and wrote “What a lovely evening @Arsenal congratulations. Thx @MesutOzil1088 & #AmineGulse for your warmth love & hospitality. See u guys soon in India.”
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 1, 2019
On the Instagram post, another Bollywood actor and Premier League’s official ambassador in India, Ranveer Singh, commented “Kya baat hai, Bhai!. The Arsenal playmaker replied “Bohot Hard, Bhai” displaying his awareness with the Indian audience.
Many Indian fans of Arsenal and Ozil were delighted with his reply to the Gully Boy superstar.
For those of you who don’t know, ‘Bohot Hard’ is a reference of Ranveer Singh’s latest super-hit film ‘Gully Boy’.