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Bobby Deol bagged Salman Khan-starrer Race 3 after answering this question

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Each one of us who has watched the Race 3 trailer wouldn’t have missed Salman Khan and Bobby Deol’s shirtless avatar. Well, the actor revealed that Salman Khan was the actual reason behind it and we are not even surprised.

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Talking to Mid Day, Bobby Deol revealed that Salman was the one who kind of took his first audition with just one question. “One day, Salman called me and said, ‘Mamu, shirt utarega?’ I told him I am ready to do whatever he wants me to,” Bobby Deol said.

He further went on to describe his meeting with Salman after their talk on the phone. “The next day, he invited me over for lunch. I was incredibly nervous. In fact, before I sat down to have the meal with Salman, I excused myself to go to the washroom and I was so nervous that I couldn’t even find the tap,” the Poster Boys actor said.

After which Bobby Deol started his training prior to Race 3 with Salman’s fitness instructor Rakesh Udiyar. “After Salman Khan made me realize that I should take better care of my body, I started training with Prashant Sawant. Once I signed Race 3, I was training with Salman’s fitness coach and his assistant, Prajwal,” mid-day quoted the actor.

Bobby Deol who last appeared on the silver screen in 2017 believes he was roped for Race 3 in a very crucial time. “Salman called me at a time when I was focussing on my career again. I am hungry for more work and hopefully, things will turn around,” he said.

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Salman Khan introduced Bobby Deol’s character Yash as ‘main man’ on his Instagram post. Directed by Remo D’souza Race 3 will be featuring Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Anil Kapoor, Freddy Daruwala and Saqib Saleem. The action thriller is slated for release on the Eid this year.