Mumbai: Sources close to Sonakshi Sinha are livid at the insinuation that there is something brewing between Sonakshi and newcomer Zaheer Iqbal, who makes his debut next week in director Nitin Kakkar’s The Notebook.
Explains a source close to Sonakshi, “She’s just being nice and sweet to a newcomer who happens to be launched by Salman Khan, just like Sonakshi was (in Dabanng). Zaheer is moving in the same circle these days as Salman. The next thing she knows she’s being linked with this newcomer.”
The source describes the link-up rumours as publicity for Notebook.
“This is probably the publicity machinery at work. We normally have newcomers working together in their first film being linked together for publicity. But this time they chose to deflect the publicity to an outside source. But the Sonakshi isn’t taking this lying down,” says a source.
The next time we suggest the publicity machinery pick someone their own size....