With the best mentor to support him, Sooraj Pancholi is definitely having the best debut in Bollywood. But the 25 year-old-actor never wanted to be an actor!
Sooraj has worked hard for his role. Ask him if he is that ambitious because he doesn’t want to fail or let Salman Khan, his father & Suniel Shetty down and he says, “No, it’s not that. I have been changing for all my life.
I’ve been changing since I was a kid. I actually never wanted to be an actor until I met Salman sir.”
Recalling an incident when Salman called him, Sooraj said, “I still remember, he called me when I was at class and said ‘Sooraj, come to Yash Raj.’ I said I was having food and cut the call.
Then Arpita called me to say that bhai is calling you and I was like is Salman sir calling me? And she said yes and asked me to call him back. I then met him at Yash Raj and asked me to work with Kabir sir.
I assisted Kabir sir on EK THA TIGER and since then, I think, he has put his hand on my shoulder and it’s been there. I hope it stays there.”
Being the ideal mentor, Salman affirmed, “Always there till the time my hand shifts and you put your hand onto my shoulder.”
When Salman is there at an event, entertainment & laughter is guaranteed!