ONI Bureau: Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan has pledged his support to the Indian Hockey team and agreed to be present at the opening ceremony of Hockey World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on 27th November, 2018.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik thanked Shah Rukh Khan and said Odisha is looking forward to welcome him. As CM tweeted this, #OdishaWelcomesSRK started trending on Twitter with more and more people welcome the Bollywood Superstar.
Shah Rukh Khan tweeted back by thanking CM Naveen Patnaik. “Thank u sir.The pleasure is all mine & look forward to being in Odisha & millions of heart beating for Indian Hockey”, he tweeted.
Thank u sir.The pleasure is all mine & look forward to being in Odisha & millions of heart beating for Indian Hockey https://t.co/O3vGAFmC5y
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 9, 2018
Earlier, SRK had tweeted back to Indian Player Manpreet Singh, who requested him to become a part of HWC 2018, saying ” Hockey is the pride of India. We will cheer Chak De India! Thank u for thinking of me. Mera Dil Hockey ke liye bahut tez dhadakta hai!!! #HeartBeatsForHockey”.