Athiya Shetty, who is set to make her Bollywood debut with Nikhil Advani's directorial 'Hero', says that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is her "favourite" hero.
Athiya Shetty and Shah Rukh Khan
"Shah Rukh Khan is my favourite. When I was child ,I grew up watching his movies like 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge'. And because of all those movies, he is my favourite," Athiya, who has graced the cover of the latest issue of Grazia magazine, said at its launch event here.
During the media interaction at the event, Athiya revealed that Kareena Kapoor Khan is her favourite in terms of fashion.
“I love fashion magazines like Grazia, Forbes, Vogue. I used to collect them and now it really helps to get inspire and Kareena Kapoor Khan is my favourite in terms of fashion," she said.
Asked if there is any difference between SRK and Salman Khan, she promptly replied: “Salman sir is my all-time favourite. Nobody can replace him."
Athiya also spoke about the tips Salman Khan gave her.
“He told me just be yourself, be warm be respectful as everyone is giving us time.”
'Hero' is co-produced by superstar Salman Khan and is slated to hit the theatres on September 11. It will also mark the launch of actor Aditya Pancholi's son Sooraj Pancholi in Bollywood.
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