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New star kid on the block

bollywood Updated: Apr 03, 2011 02:49 IST

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Filmmaker Boney Kapoor’s son Arjun is making his Bollywood debut with Yash Raj Films’ new banner, Y-Films, in a film titled

Virus Diwan

. “I gave an audition to casting director Shanu Sharma and got qualified for the title role of Virus Diwan,” says the excited newcomer.

Arjun credits actor Salman Khan for helping him discover his acting potential. “Salman Khan once took me aside and asked if I wanted to be a hero. I was 140 kilos then. I don’t know how he found a hero in me. I started training with him and he cut me to 85 kilos,” says Arjun.