Rawalpindi: There was a time when Pakistani cricketers Amir used to play in IPL- but now, that has stopped due to poor diplomatic relations between the two countries. Years after retiring from cricket, former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar – who has been to India several times – named two Indians who protected him like his younger brother. Surprisingly, he is not a cricketer but a superstar of Bollywood.
Akhtar said that Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan always took care of and protected him like a younger brother. The former Pakistan pacer also recalled the time when he had stayed in India so much that his local friends started asking him to get his identity cards made again.
“I loved interacting with people in Bombay (Mumbai), Salman and Shah Rukh have really taken care of me like a younger brother. And whenever I was with their families and their circles, they always made sure to protect me Unfortunately, it’s been five years, I haven’t been able to come to India. But there was a time when people started asking me to get Aadhaar and ration card because of the amount of work I had done there, Akhtar told the media. said during.
Akhtar, who was a member of Shah Rukh-owned KKR, said he is praying for the improvement of political ties between India and Pakistan so that he can be the first to land here and “earn a lot of money.” “I have great memories of India, I just keep praying (to come back), I recently told my friends that hopefully India and Pakistan will have better relations in a few months and I Will be the first person to land in India and earn tons of money,” he said.