Salman Khan fans fly down from Sri Lanka for Kick

  • Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 25, 2014 11:59 IST

It’s a big turn in actor Jacqueline Fernandez’s career to be paired opposite Salman Khan in film-maker Sajid Nadiadwala’s directorial debut,


, which releases today (July 25). Jacqueline, however, didn’t keep all her excitement to herself, and has flown in a couple of her friends from her hometown in Sri Lanka so that they can enjoy the company of their favourite actor,

Salman Khan


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"She was continuously asked by her friends back home to make an arrangement so that they get to meet Salman, as she is working with him now,” says a source close to Jacqueline.

The actor ensured that they arrived a day in advance so that they could share her excitement before the release of the film. “They are staying with her. She thought that it would be a memorable experience for her friends to watch the film with their favourite star in a theatre,” reveals the source.

When contacted, Jacqueline confirmed the development, saying, "My friends in Sri Lanka are big fans of Salman, and have been waiting to watch Kick. So, I decided to invite them for the film’s premiere."

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