The actor admits that it Salman who urged her to sign up for the controversial show. “Salman had asked me to be in the show. He had told me that right after Bodyguard released. Even last year, he said I should be in the show, but at the time, I was shooting for a film. This year, I have some free time since my film has got delayed,” says Hazel. Post Bodyguard, the actor has only done an item number in an obscure film called Maximum (2012).
She isn’t apprehensive either to concede that it’s the scope for publicity that drew her to the hugely popular show. “That’s definitely one of the reasons. My film got delayed, so I have some free time to get some publicity,” she says.