ITANAGAR: After Harshaali Malhotra, a child actress who seen in Bajrangi Bhaijan, Bollywood star Salman Khan has been casted in another movie involving yet another kid and Northeast India has every reasons to cheer for as this kid is none other than five year old Matin Rey Tangu from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Tangu, has been cast as star kid in Salman Khan’s starrer Tubelight. The film is written and directed by Kabir Khan and jointly produced by Salman and Kabir. Tubelight is a historical war drama on the 1962 Sino-India War.
According to sources, Matin is playing one of the lead roles and he would be seen through the length of movie. The film was shot in various locations across India including, Leh, Manali and Mumbai.
Matin is the youngest son of Capt. Anupam Tangu and Monisha Karbak. Besides, being an entrepreneur Matin’s father is also working as OSD to Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein.
Mukesh Chhabra Casting Company (MCCC), one of the premier casting companies in India, selected Matin for the film after a series of auditions across the country.
Sometimes in June 2016, MCCC landed in Itanagar to audition dozens of children, wherein Matin Rey was chosen for final audition in Mumbai alongside five other children. Matin was finally selected.
Ever since Salman posted a picture with Matin Rey on social media, the frenzied paparazzi and curious media is buzzing about the background of destiny’s child.
Salman tweeted “Introducing Matin Rey Tangu” on Twitter, Instagram and on his official Facebook page. Salman’s pages are already flooded with millions of comments and likes; thousands are asking about Matin Rey, as they have no clue on his background so far.
Seemingly, Matin Rey casted a spell over Bajrangi Bhaijan star, as both were seen hand in hand as reported by Bollywoodlife.com on Monday. The B.town online portal says, “Tubelight star kid Matin Rey Tangu and Salman Khan were totally inseparable” while reporting on a party which was attended by Jackie Chan.
“If the pictures are anything to go by then Salman seems to have developed a great bond with this boy. He is anyways known to be children’s favorite. Matin, too, looks extremely comfortable in Salman’s company. Salman is seen happily playing with the little one in the pictures” BollywoodLife.Com said.
With the shooting officially wrapped up, now all eyes are on Matin Rey with the hope that his debut film with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will create records at the Box Office.
(TNT News with inputs from Arunachal Times)
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