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SRK’s name added to Indian Sign Language dictionary

SRK’s name added to Indian Sign Language dictionary

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's name has been added to the Indian Sign Language dictionary which was recently released by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Now, his fans can say his name using a sign that is- hold the fingers of your right hand like a gun and tap on your heart twice, report agencies.

SRK's name is among other words including carpooling, Deaflympics, online banking, Shaheed Bhagat Singh and others. The Indian Sign Language and Training Centre (ISLRTC) has developed and released a new visual dictionary in DVD form.

Shah Rukh Khan fans shared the picture of the same on Twitter and said, "#SRK is mentioned in the Indian Sign Language dictionary with 10,000 words launched by Narendra Modi. After being known by his Trademark Pose, King of Hearts gets a sign to be called out by a special disabled person. @iamsrk is the Pride & Emotion that will be written in history."

Reportedly, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra are among the stars who have been featured in the earlier editions of the dictionary. For those unversed, September 23 is celebrated as the International Day of Sign Languages every year.