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 her.''
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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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 Malhotra.
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 Academy school.
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 about it.