Salman Khan‘s regular haunt while shooting in Mardin renamed after him
Caf? Del-Mar is the sort of place you expect to find in a Turkish city. However, imagine finding a caf? named after a Bollywood star there. Yet, if you’re in the city of Mardin in Turkey, look for the eatery that’s been renamed after our very own Salman Khan.
While shooting for EK THA TIGER in Mardin, Salman and the rest of the crew would often visit Caf? Del-Mar, which was close to their shooting location.
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The actor, however, decided that the place needed a facelift, and went on to suggest various changes.
“He (Salman) started with the d?cor and music and went on to the food and beverage menu. Towards the end of our stay, Caf? Del-Mar was a completely new place!” says a source from the unit, adding, “It eventually came to be known as Salman Khan Caf?.”
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A Yash Raj Films spokesperson confirms, “Caf? Del-Mar is now referred to as Salman Khan Caf? as its identity has changed. They used to look forward to having Salman and the entire gang visit every day.”
Director Kabir Khan adds, “In Mardin, this caf? was our only hangout. The music system wasn’t very good, so Salman sent someone to get a better one. He installed it at the caf?, played new music and, after the shoot, left the sound system there.”