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Varun Dhawan compares Indian Idol 10 contestant to Salman Khan, impressed by commitment to his family

Actor Varun Dhawan, who visited the sets of Indian Idol 10 with Anushka Sharma, was impressed by contestant Salman Ali, who takes care of his large family single-handedly.

bollywood Updated: Sep 06, 2018 09:26 IST
Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai
Varun Dhawan,Indian Idol 10,Salman Khan
Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma promote their film Sui Dhaga, on the sets of Indian Idol 10.(PTI)

Actor Varun Dhawan, who visited the Indian Idol 10 set to promote his forthcoming film, compared contestant Salman Ali to actor Salman Khan.

Salman Ali, one of the top 11 contestants on the singing reality show, takes care of his large family single-handedly, and he strives to fulfil the wishes of his parents.

Varun, who made an appearance on the show with his film Sui Dhaaga - Made In India co-star Anushka Sharma, was mighty impressed by Salman Ali, as he was touched by his story of struggling to make ends meet, read a statement.

Music composer Vishal Dadlani, music director Anu Malik, singer Neha Kakkar and actors Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma and Maniesh Paul on the sets of singing reality show Indian Idol 10 in Mumbai on September 4, 2018. (IANS)

The actor then said: “Salman Ali is the Salman Khan of our music industry. His performance was absolutely incredible. I felt as if I was listening to a recording and not a live performance. It’s said that when you do a film, you have to completely get into the character of the role.

“I have acted as a hero in multiple movies, but I would like to say that the real hero out here is Salman Ali who so lovingly takes care of his parents. I wish him all the happiness in the world and I am totally sure that he will reach the pinnacles of success. His parent’s blessings and our good wishes are always with him.”

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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First Published: Sep 06, 2018 09:25 IST