Iulia Vantur visits Salman Khan at his Bandra home ahead of verdict

Updated: 12 December, 2015 09:43 IST | Shaheen Parkar |

After a midnight rendezvous, Salman Khan's Romanian 'special friend' Iulia Vantur calls on the actor at his Bandra residence ahead of the 2002 hit-and-run verdict

Salman Khan's special friend Iulia Vantur seems to have flown in from Romania to be by the star's side during his hour of crisis. Today, the Bombay High Court will pronounce its verdict in the 2002 hit-and-run case in which Salman is accused of driving over pavement dwellers in a drunken state, killing one.

Also read: 2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan acquitted of all charges

Iulia Vantur
Iulia Vantur at Galaxy Apartments. Pic/Sayed Sameer Abedi

Last afternoon, the actress-anchor was spotted at the star's Bandra residence, Galaxy Apartments; she did not evade shutterbugs when she stepped onto the balcony. As reported in hitlist yesterday, 'Iulia is back', she had accompanied Salman to David Dhawan's house late on Monday night after he wrapped up the day's shoot for his next film, 'Sultan' at a hotel in Juhu.

Also read: Arpita Khan Sharma: Salman Khan not engaged to Iulia Vantur

Iulia Vantur and Salman Khan spotted outside David Dhawan’s house on Monday night. pic/yogen shah
Iulia Vantur and Salman Khan spotted outside David Dhawan's house on Monday night. Pic/Yogen Shah

For the past two years, there has been a great deal of speculation about the Romanian actress and Sallu. Recently, there was buzz that they had secretly got engaged and were to exchange wedding vows early next year. Salman's sister Arpita had then taken to Twitter to deny the news.

Iulia has been spotted with Salman at family dinners and even at shoot locations. She was also present during Arpita's wedding celebrations in November 2014.

Also read: Has Salman Khan finally lost his bachelor tag?

A source close to the actor says, “Iulia is close to the Khandaan and frequently visits Galaxy Apartments. Salman seems to be fond of her.”

Iulia Vantur
Iulia Vantur

The star, on his part, has chosen to be mum about his friendship with Iulia, who did an item number in his brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri's production, 'O Teri' (2014).

First Published: 10 December, 2015 08:44 IST

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