Mumbai: Hollywood director Brett Ratner counts Bollywood 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan among his favourite actors in the world and has invited him for the premiere of the forthcoming film "Hercules".
Ratner recent tweeted: "My favorite actors ever are John Cazale, Sterling Hayden, Peter Sellers, Timothy Carey, John Cassavetes...And of course Shah Rukh Khan, Robert Deniro and Al Pacino!"
Touted to be the second richest actor in the world, SRK clearly has won hearts not just in India but the world over.
An overwhelmed Shah Rukh tweeted back to Ratner saying: “Thank you so much.. That's quite a compliment”.
Ratner then responded: “@iamsrk Please come for my premiere for @HerculesMovie to Hollywood?”
To that, SRK tweeted: “@BrettRatner would love to. I am a huge fan of your work. Will be an honour. All the best for Hercules.”
Starring Dwayne Johnson and Irina Shayk, “Hercules” is slated for release July 25. In India, it is distributed by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.