Rajinikanth`s blessings for Shah Rukh Khan`s `Lungi dance`?

Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan`s ‘Thalaivar Tribute’ (lungi dance) from ‘Chennai Express’ is said to have received a nod by legendary actor Rajinikanth.

The song, by rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, pays a tribute to Rajinikanth, who is given the title Thalaivar (supreme leader) by his fans.

A source close to the film says, "Obviously if Shah Rukh is giving a tribute to Rajinikanth, due permissions have been taken. We hear that Rajinikanth sir has blessed the song and given a nod to it".

Directed by Rohit Shetty, ‘Chennai Express’ also features Deepika Padukone. It releases Aug 9.