WWE Star Posts SRK's Iconic Pose; Varun Likes It

Cultural icons unite in a surprising social media moment.

by Noman Rasool
WWE Star Posts SRK's Iconic Pose; Varun Likes It
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The WWE legend John Cena has declared his love for the king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, in an interesting fusion of worlds with a funky Instagram. On February 20, Cena shared a snap of Shah Rukh Khan and wrote about the actor, "your charismatic screen presence that lights the cinema halls up globally.

His influence, obviously, did not know borders, and Shah Rukh Khan became a celebrated figure not only in India but on an international scale, wherever the fans were situated. His popularity was noticed worldwide as well, with celebrities and fans reacting when Cena, a wrestling icon, shared a photo of Khan posing with his iconic pose on his social media account, which attracted reactions from fans and even celebrities, including Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, who liked the post.

And the interaction instantly set off a trail of hilarious reactions from netizens, with one writing, "Rare pic of SRK with John Cena." He did so because one of Cena's catchphrases is "You can't see me." WWE India's official account also posted: "Legends recognizing legends from another world, with a heart".

Cena Embraces Bollywood

In another move to bridge the cultural gap, Gurv Sihra of The Bollywood Boyz, a tag team in WWE, sent Cena an engaging video of his own. A clip showed Cena's openness towards new experiences when he tried to get the lyrics of "Bholi Si Surat," a hit Bollywood track, right, showing the wrestler's love for Shah Rukh Khan.

This intercultural exchange only emphasizes the universality of idols like Shah Rukh Khan, whose latest cinematic pursuits with "Pathaan," "Jawan," and "Dunki" not only defined his triumphant comeback to the silver screen but firmly placed him among the firmament of global megastars.

The movie "Pathaan 2" is going to start at the end of the year, and the fans are waiting to see another spellbound performance of the Bollywood luminary. The unique combination of Bollywood and WWE is only a reflection of the kind of potency that remains untapped within global entertainment and the kind of appeal personalities like Shah Rukh Khan and John Cena can carry, leaving an impression with their skills in entertaining the world.