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,
"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."