Right from his much-loved cameo in ‘Dishoom’ to three back-to-back 100 Crore movies with ‘Airlift’, ‘Housefull 3’ and ‘Rustom’ along with receiving loads of critical acclaim for his first release of the year, 2016 turned out to be amongst the best years for Akshay Kumar at the box office.
At the same time, the year wasn’t really favorable for Shah Rukh Khan. The superstar welcomed 2016 receiving negative comments for his ‘Dilwale’; and even though he reclaimed the confidence people had been losing over his acting skills with a terrific performance in ‘Fan’, the movie turned out to be a dud at the box office. And to add to it, he was left with no choice but to shift the release date of his ‘Raees’ only to invite further troubles due to on-going issues between India and Pakistan.
But does that stop the King Khan from complimenting the Khiladi Kumar? Hell no!
In a recent, and much-talked-about, Q and A session that SRK did with fans (called #AskSRK), he was asked to say one word for Akshay Kumar.
And Mr. Khan, being at his graceful best, chose not one but two words to describe his ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ co-star:
We wonder whether the new ‘Jolly LLB’ in town would be returning the favor any soon…