Tom Hiddleston Wants Shah Rukh Khan To Play 'Loki's Variant, He Also Expressed Love For SRK's Devdas

Tom Hiddleston, aka 'God of Mischief', said he wants SRK to play one of 'Loki's variants. Previously, he had expressed his love for King Khan's movie, 'Devdas'.


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Tom Hiddleston Wants Shah Rukh Khan To Play 'Loki's Variant, He Also Expressed Love For SRK's Devdas

British actor, Tom Hiddleston is immensely popular for playing the role of ‘God of Mischief’ aka ‘Loki’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although the actor has been a leading face in several renowned TV shows and movies, his role in MCU's popular content glorified his name as one of the best in the industry. 

The 42-year-old actor’s popular television series, Loki’s season 2, concluded on November 9, 2023. He has received much praise for his role as the titular character. After the finale episode, there are also rumours that Tom might not be returning as ‘Loki’ on our screens, and this was his last time portraying the role of ‘God of Mischief’.

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Tom Hiddleston wants Shah Rukh Khan to play ‘Loki’s variant

Tom Hiddleston has had a fan following of millions ever since he stepped into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He first appeared as ‘Loki’ in the 2011’s Thor, and has ruled the hearts of his fans with his impeccable acting in the subsequent Marvel movies. While he enjoys a massive fan following, Tom himself is a huge fan of Bollywood Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan.

Tom Hiddleston's recent remarks about Shah Rukh Khan playing a variant of his character 'Loki' have sparked interest in possible collaborations between Hollywood and Bollywood. During an interview with Bollywood Hungama on November 14, 2023, when asked about his preferred choice for the role, Hiddleston expressed his interest in seeing Shah Rukh Khan in the part. He said:

“Shah Rukh Khan. He would be great. He is a good variant, I think.”

Tom Hiddleston once revealed that Shah Rukh Khan’s Devdas was such an ‘extraordinary’ film

Previously, the 42-year-old British actor was promoting the first season of Loki, and he revealed his appreciation and love for SRK. In an interview with NDTV, Tom Hiddleston recalled watching Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, and he said that he never saw anything that extraordinary. Tom said:

"I remember it was quite a long time ago now. I remember going to see Devdas. I mean, that's quite an old film. I remember going to see that at my local cinema, and it was such an extraordinary. I would say I have never seen anything like that. So, yeah, I remember that very much."

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Tom Hiddleston associated the words, India and Bollywood with Shah Rukh Khan

Just a few days before the release of season 1 of Loki, Disney+Hotstar had uploaded a promotional video of Tom Hiddleston. In the video, the actor was asked to play word association. When he was asked about India and Bollywood, the Loki star took the name of King Khan, aka Shah Rukh Khan, twice. 

Tom Hiddleston’s admiration for SRK reached the Badshah of Bollywood, and he even reposted the Loki promotional video with a sweet note for the actor. SRK penned:

“You are kind, God of Mischief... hope there’s no mischief behind this claim, though. Lots of love, Tom and can’t wait to binge Loki!!! Starting now- Ep 1!”

International celebrities love and admire Shah Rukh Khan

If you think, Tom Hiddleston is the first Hollywood celebrity to express his love for Shah Rukh Khan, then you would be so wrong. Celebrities around the globe are big fans of King. Hugh Jackman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kristen Stewart, Penelope Cruz, Daniel Radcliffe, Robert Pattinson, Zayn Malik, and more have expressed their love and admiration for Shah Rukh Khan.

Do you guys want to see Tom Hiddleston and Shah Rukh Khan in a movie together? Let us know.

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