The Elections never seemed more special, what with the whole Bollywood fraternity pitching their vote bank with abundant accountability.
While many of the A-Listers like Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan will make sure they"re in Mumbai on April 30 to cast their vote, Shahrukh Khan is going to go a step further. He will be flying down from South Africa with his IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders just for a day on April 30 to cast their vote before flying back for their next match.
According to sources, Shahrukh has requested Vijay Mallya, who hosts a rival IPL team, to lend him a private jet to make the whirlwind visit back a home possible.
Says a source close to the iconic actor, “Shahrukh is very particular about exercising his voting rights. There was no way he"d miss the chance to cast his vote, or let his team members skip this important day in the Indian calendar. He"s very clear on the matter and would"ve insisted on heading home on April 30 even if a match was scheduled that day."
Shahrukh has even inspired rival team-leader Preity Zinta to not slip up on her democratic rights. Preity too will head back home on voting day with her team. However Shilpa Shetty and her team would have to skip the vote as they have a match on April 30.