Washington, Oct 28 : American actor Zac Efron revealed that he was left feeling overwhelmed when he found out that "king of pop" Michael Jackson was a fan of his.
He also said that he was rendered "speechless" when he got a call from the 'Thriller' star.
Jackson is said to be a big fan of the High School Musical franchise, and he also happens to be a close friend of the films' director Kenny Ortega.
Efron, who is a big time fan of Jackson's, admitted that he was delighted when Ortega handed him his cell phone, and told him that Jackson wanted to talk to him.
"I've been wanting to talk to Michael Jackson my whole life, but as soon as Kenny handed me the phone, I was at a loss for words. I have never been so speechless," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
"He said he loves High School Musical. It was motivation for us, and encouragement," he added.