Salman Khan has taken to Twitter to launch newcomer, Zaheer Iqbal – a throwback picture he had tweeted yesterday with the caption: ”Being launched tomorrow … KAL dekhte hai yeh ladka AAJ kaise dikhta hai …”
Iqbal, who doesn’t come from a film family, is connected indirectly to Khan as Khan and Iqbal’s fathers have known each other for years.
Iqbal will be working with Salman Khan is a love story, co-produced by Salman Khan Films and Murad Khetani and Ashwin Varde of Cine1 Studios. The project is set in the backdrop of Kashmir.
Khan said, “Zaheer is made for the movies. He is a fantastic actor and a born star.” The producers also are optimistic about Zaheer’s debut: “Zaheer has an incredible presence in front of the camera,” said Murad Khetani while Ashwin Varde added: “Zaheer’s greatest asset is his honesty towards the craft.” An excited Nitin Kakkar said: “Zaheer’s level of commitment towards his work is great. He will go a very long way.”