Harshaali wants to be superstar like Salman

MUMBAI: She has audiences going gaga over her innocent and endearing performance in Bajrangi Bhaijaan and seven-year-old Indian actress Harshaali Malhotra now aims to be a big star like her coactor Salman Khan. Malhotra played Munni, a mute girl from Pakistan, in the Kabir Khan-directed blockbuster.

“I like acting and singing. I want to be a superstar like Salman uncle,” she told PTI.

Her mother Kajal had once met casting director Mukesh Chabra. One day he called her up saying the child has bagged the role in Salman starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan. And she was “not aware that Salman was part of this project. We couldn’t believe initially. It was tough for us to accept it”.

Her mother said she is now dedicated to acting. “Right now she is dedicated to acting. I keep giving gap in between. Sometime back she was unwell, so we had stopped doing assignments... she is too small.

“By the time she is in Class V we will take a break of six to seven years till she is in Class XII. If she wants to pursue acting then we will let her do it.”

The chilld actress was earlier seen in popular show Laut Aao Trisha. She has also appeared in various TV commercials.