FRESH PAIR! Salman Khan To Romance Pooja Hegde In 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali'

Publish Date: 11 Feb, 2020 10:41 AM   |   Harshita  

MUMBAI: After having booked Eid 2020, Bhaijaan Salman Khan has also claimed his rule over the box office for Eid 2021 with 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali'. Now, the film has got its female lead and that is none other than Housefull 4 actress Pooja Hegde. 

Yes, Salman will be seen romancing Hegde in his next and we are all set to witness what magic this new pair is going to bring at the silver screen. Confirming the news, producer Sajid Nadiadwala said, "Having worked with Pooja in Houseful’ 4, we felt she was a perfect fit for this film. She has an amazing screen presence and will make for a good pair with Salman. They will bring freshness to the story."

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The film's announcement by the superstar in January came as a pleasant surprise for all his fans. The actor is already busy with his this Eid release 'Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai' and then will be all set to start for 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali'. The movie will be high on action and Khan will be seen fighting for a bigger cause rather than just any personal issue. It will be directed by Farhad Samji. 

A source close to the picture also revealed some exciting details about Pooja's character in the movie. "His lady love is a traditional small-town girl who is the polar opposite of Salman’s character. Pooja has played small town roles down South in films like Mukunda, and hence the makers found her apt for the role. There’s a beautiful mature love story between the two characters, and Pooja’s track acts as the catalyst to the plot."

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On the present work front, Pooja's last release was the fourth installment of hit franchise 'Housefull' that was received well at the box-office but failed to get good critical acclaim. Salman, on the other hand, is busy with the Prabhdeva directorial 'Radhe' and is also gearing up for the grand finale of his popular controversial TV show 'Bigg Boss 13'.