[dropcap]M[/dropcap]UMBAI – Harshaali Malhotra, Munni of Bajrangi Bhaijaan is known as the cutest star of the town. She played a role of a mute girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Here we bring you 9 lesser known facts about Munni from Bajrangi Bhaijaan:
-Harshaali Malhotra has acted in serials such as Qubool Hai in 2014 and Laut Aao Trisha in 2014, and appeared in TV commercials and print ads for brands including Fair & Lovely, Pears, HDFC Bank and Horlicks.
-Harshaali Malhotra is extremely talkative in real life. Though she played a role of speech-impaired girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, she loves talking. Harshaali’s mother Kajal Malhotra said,”Harshaali never keeps quiet. During workshops, Mukesh Chhabra, (the casting director) used to tell me that he was worried how she could keep quiet.”
-Harshaali Malhotra was selected out of 5000 girls who auditioned for the role of mute girl, Shahida in Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
-Harshaali who shared a good equation with Kabir Khan and Salman Khan said, “I used to play games with Salman uncle on the phone. I used to sit on Kabir uncle’s lap and play Barbie games. Kareena aunty was busy with the shoot so I did not get time to play games with her. Salman uncle used to play table tennis with me in Karjat. I used to cry when Salman did action scenes. Even when Salman uncle shot emotional scenes, I used to feel bad. Even I cried when Salman uncle cried.”
-Harshaali calls Salman Khan ‘Maama’ in real life too. Harshaali Malhotra says Salman uncle calls me pagal.
-Harshaali’s favorite actress is Katrina Kaif. She has a close resemblance with Salman Khan’s ex girlfriend’s ‘Katrina Kaif’. Katrina has been receiving messages from around the globe saying that the little girl reminded them of her.
-The cute girl has high aspirations for her future, as she now aims to be a big star like Salman Khan.
-Harshaali Malhotra rejected Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Harshaali Malhotra’s mother said, “We had shot for the print bit of the role for PRDP. She was supposed to play Swara’s childhood version. But then later we got a call from the makers of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. When things got finalized there, we spoke to Salman about how unfair it would be to have a minuscule appearance in PRDP.”