Shah Rukh Khan tweets Pathaan movie poster with Rinku Singh’s face after his heroics
By SMCS - Apr 10, 2023 5:43 pm
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a thrilling win against Gujarat Titans (GT) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Sunday, April 9, courtesy of Rinku Singh’s stunning knock which included five sixes in the final five balls of the match. KKR needed 28 off five balls in the last over, and Rinku Singh hit five consecutive sixes to seal the deal.

Rinku Singh
Rinku Singh

However, after the game, KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan, like other fans, was in awe of Rinku’s swashbuckling knock. The Bollywood Badshah took to his Twitter handle and shared a poster of his recently released movie ‘Pathaan’ that included Rinku’s face morphed on it as well.

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“JHOOME JO RINKUUUUU !!! My baby @rinkusingh235 And @NitishRana_27 & @venkateshiyer you beauties!!! And remember Believe that’s all. Congratulations @KKRiders and @VenkyMysore take care of your heart sir!,” Shah Rukh Khan tweeted.


In response, Rinku Singh shared gratitude to the actor for his support as well.

“Shah Rukh sir yaaar, Love you sir & thank you for your constant support,” the 25-year-old batter tweeted.

Rinku Singh, Player of the Match said: “Had the belief that I can do it. Last year I was in a similar situation in Lucknow. Had the belief back then too. Didn’t think too much out there. Those shots just happened one after the other. That last one was back of the hand, and I struck it off the back foot.”

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Nitish Rana, KKR captain said: “We had a little belief. Rinku did something like this last year, although we didn’t win that match. When the second six was struck, we started believing more because Yash Dayal wasn’t executing that well. As a captain, it’s important to have the belief. But this is a 1 in a 100 chance for something like this to happen. We were good with the ball except the last two overs. Same thing with the bat – that over from Rashid put us on the back foot. Credit goes to Rinku Singh. The two points we have from this game are thanks to him. People asked me why Rinku Singh doesn’t get a bigger role, and always plays a small role. I want to say to those reporters if this is the second role, imagine what he can do with the first role. Last match he played a different role, and he did it well. To be honest, if I was batting and needed 30 off one over, the thought of having the belief would be there, but in your heart you know what you’re capable of. I don’t have words for him.”