The 41-year-old "Bang Bang!" actor took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to wish his idol happy birthday and thank him for being his inspiration.
"It was also @TheSlyStallone birthday! Give it up for the man who inspired the thin weak me to be strong one day. Can't thank him enough. Happy Birthday!"
Stallone, 68, celebrated his birthday yesterday.
The "Krrish" actor is currently shooting for Ashutosh Gowariker's epic adventure-romance "Mohenjo Daro" opposite actress Pooja Hegde, who makes her Bollywood debut with the film.
The film, which has its music by AR Rahman, is scheduled to release on 12 August 2016.