Harshaali Malhotra played the role of a mute Pakistani girl
Shahida in Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Her innocence wooed everyone
who watched the movie.
Talking about child actor Harshaali Malhotra, Salman Khan
said, "I absolutely loved every moment of working with
Salman Khan further added, "She's such a beautiful girl. Woh
anokhi hai, ek hee piece bani hai (she is unique). What she does on
screen and off-screen to people is unbelievable. She is the most
gorgeous, most beautiful child that I have ever, ever met."
Kareena Kapoor also told about her experience of working with
little Harshaali Malhotra, ‘'Harshaali was the biggest star on set.
When we were shooting scenes with her, we had to ensure she was
comfortable. And, she was in the right mood.''
Kareena Kapoor further added,' ‘'After all, she is just six and
the entire unit wanted to ensure that she was always looked after
and in the right state of mind."
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Bajrangi Bhaijaan's cute child actor Harshaali
Harshaali Malhotra used to cry seeing Salman doing action
scenes, Harshaali says, ‘'I used to cry when he (Salman) did action
scenes. Even when Salman uncle shot emotional scenes, I used to
feel bad. Even I cried when Salman uncle cried.''
Harshaali Malhotra initially felt shy talking to Salman.
Harshaali's mother Kajal Malhotra told at Bajrangi
Bhaijaan's promotions, ‘'She was initially shy. Then they both
were left alone for sometime and they got along well. Salman loves
her a lot. We are happy that she got this big opportunity of
working with Salman.'
Harshaali used to play games on Salman Khan's cell phone on the
sets of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Salman Khan also used to play
table tennis with Harshaali.
Child actor Harshaali Malhotra used to take a break of 2-3 hours
between shoots. According to TOI once, the entire cast and crew
waited for almost six hours for Harshaali.
On The Sets
After auditioning 1000 girls for Bajrangi Bhaijaan,
director Kabir Khan finally found his Munni in Harshaali
Harshaali Malhotra did not attend any promotional activities
before the release of the film as Salman Khan and Kabir Khan wanted
to maintain a secrecy around her character.
Harshaali Malhotra shot for Bajrangi Bhaijaan during her school vacations.
Harshaali With Salman
Harshaali Malhotra studies in Mumbai's Seven Square
BB's Movie Still
Harshaali did many advertisements before her big Bollywood
debut. She got featured in ads like Pears, Fair & Lovely,
Hyundai motors, Apollo Tyres, HDFC Bank and Horlicks.
Munni With Pawan
Cutie pie Harshaali Malhotra had a very good rapport with
Bajrangi Bhaijaan's director Kabir Khan. Whenever she did
not understand anything in a scene she would directly ask Kabir