"If The Mahabharata is ever made, Akshay Kumar Sir would be the perfect cast for either Krishna or Karan's character," said a fan of the Bollywood khiladi while Aamir Khan is also being suggested for Krishna
Twitter was filled with the customary good wishes for each star ahead of Friday - a relief if not for Hrithik, then for his fans because the past week has seen Mohenjo Daro largely ignored as a carefully orchestrated celebrity campaign endorsed Akshay's film.
Hrithik is quite active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, where he shares updates on films, family and fun with his fans and followers. But Snapchat made the 42-year-old 'awkward'
"We all have worked very hard on this film and so we were super excited to present our trailer to the audiences. My fans mean the world to me and getting a thumbs-up from them is all I ever aim for," Hrithik said in a statement