Salman Khan’s 2017 Eid release is already the most awaited Hindi movie of the year. Right from the time the first look and the poster of the film was released – fans of the film went into a tizzy. And the run up to the trailer was even more exciting with an entire countdown charted out… through posters.

Tubelight Teaser LaunchAnd once the trailer was out – almost everybody tried their bit to spot Shah Rukh Khan in it. Yes… you read right – Shah Rukh Khan. Unconfirmed reports were already out that SRK is doing a cameo in the film as a magician.

SRK in TubelightWhile Trade Analyst, Komal Nahta did tweet about it in January there was no word from the makers.

Confirmed news, guys. Absolutely great news. ShahRukh Khan will play an important cameo in…. hold your breath… Salman Khan’s Tubelight!!!!

– Komal Nahta (@KomalNahta) January 11, 2017

And now finally, the film’s director Kabir Khan has himself confirmed it. And SRK – Salman fans who were dying to see the two together can breathe easy.

Kabir Khan was quoted as saying, “It was a role screaming for a superstar cameo otherwise I wouldn’t have. I find it gimmicky. But when you will watch the film, you will realize the role needed a superstar. We went to him with the role and he was kind enough to agree. It is a brilliant cameo but I can’t say much about it because it will take away the joy of seeing it.”

Tubelight will see the two superstars share screen space for the first time after 15 years. The last time Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan were seen together in a movie was in the film ‘Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam’ in 2002.

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