Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas recently bumped into Hindi superstar Akshay Kumar at a gym. Both the actors are known to be fitness freaks and them meeting at a gym comes as no surprise to fans. The `Minnal Murali` star shared the happy picture with Akshay and shared his love for the superstar.
In the picture shared by Tovino Thomas, the two actors are seen in plain black t-shirt. While Tovino is seen in black track pants, Akshay is seen wearing white track pants. Gym equipments are seen in the background of the picture. The picture seems to have been clicked in Hyderabad where the two are currently shooting for their respective projects.
“I thought I knew the khel.
Then I met the real khiladi,” wrote Tovino sharing the picture.
Reacting to the photo, actor Ranveer Singh dropped a heart eyed, emoji along with couple of other emojis expressing his excitement.
Fans were also excited to see the two stars known for their action roles together. “Minnal murali hindi remake soon,” wrote a user.
Several fans called their combo as `Minnal khilaadi`.
“No more minnal murali….Minnal Khilladi Loading,” wrote another.
Meanwhile, Tovino Thomas`s last release `2018` was recently announced as India`s official entry for Oscars. The film directed by Jude Anthany Jospeh is a multi-starrer that includes Kunchacko Boban, Asif Ali, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aparna Balamurali, among others. Tovino, who was not in the country, during the announcment went live on Instagram to express his gratitude. Ranveer Singh crashed the Live by dropping in comments praising the `Thalumala` star. “Love from Mumbai,” came the first comment from Ranveer. Reacting to it, an eleated Tovino thanked him and praised him back. He also said that he was talking to Basil Jospeh about how he will have agood time working with him. While teh actor did not mention the name of the film, it was a major hint from his side on Basil Joseph and Ranveer`s collaboration.
Ranveer further commented, “Who here wants Tovino x Ranveer?` and “Wish I can perform alongside you someday. Would be amazing!”. Ranveer also called Tovino the pride of Indian performing fraternity.