The release of Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma-starrer Sultan is barely a fortnight away and if sources are to be believed, the actress is keen to host a special screening of the film for cricketer-beau Virat Kohli.
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Says a source, "It is a special film for Anushka since she will be playing a wrestler for the first time. She has trained hard for the role and wants to show her dhobi pachhaad act to her near and dear ones for their feedback. She wanted to host a screening just for Virat, but is now thinking of extending an invitation to a few of his teammates too."
The production house, which is backing the project, is not particularly known to hold special screenings of their films, except for select stars. So, Anushka's special preview is likely to be held a day in advance or on the same day of release — July 6.
"Anushka has spoken to the production team about it, but things are yet to be finalised. Virat-led Indian cricket team leaves on its tour of the West Indies next month with the first warm-up game slated for July 9-10. So, it might not be a problem for the Men In Blue to attend the screening," adds the source.
Anushka Sharma remained unavailable for comment.