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‘I’m happy he has Salman’s blessings’

DNMUM383301 | 2/16/2017 | Author : Upala KBR | WC :281

Sooraj Barjatya on Khan discovering his son’s passion for directing


Sooraj Barjatya will launch his son Avnish as a director in the coming months. But it was Salman Khan who first discovered the boy’s talent for writing and direction.
Avnish is writing a love story, whose concept he had narrated to Salman during his stint as assistant director (AD) on his father’s sets for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. It is rumoured that Salman and Sonam Kapoor will be cast in the film. Sooraj avers, “Right now, it all depends on how the script shapes up.”
However, he does admit his friend’s role in the ‘discovery’ of his son. He says, “It was Salman who told me, ‘Avnish is all set to become a director. When are you launching him?’ I had no idea Avnish wanted this. But I’m so happy that he has Salman’s blessings. A
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