When Salman Khan threatened to slap Varun Dhawan!

Feb 07, 2017, 08:37 IST | Sonil Dedhia

Recalling an anecdote from the trial show of 'Judwaa', Varun Dhawan revealed how Bollywood superstar Salman Khan had once threatened to slap him! Wondering why? Read to find out

Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan
Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan

Varun Dhawan, who steps into Salman Khan's shoes for the sequel to 1997 hit comedy caper, Judwaa, received a surprise package from the superstar last week. On opening it, he found a bunch of baggy denim pants with a note.

"Just a day before the shoot started, I received a carton full of Salman bhai's jeans. He later called to say the pants will match my tapori character. It was a sweet gesture," Varun gushes.

Recalling a funny anecdote from the trial show of Judwaa, the young actor says, "Salman bhai was standing outside [the set], wearing a ganjee and shorts. And I addressed him as Salman uncle. He said, 'I will slap you if you call me that. Call me bhai or else I won't allow you inside'."

While comparisons with the star are inevitable, director David Dhawan, who had also helmed the first part, says there cannot be another Salman: "No one can match up to him, not even my son. His dedication is unparalleled."

Currently, shoot for a Ganpati song in the Sajid Nadiadwala production is underway at Film City, Goregaon.

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