Ali aka Dadi of 'Comedy Circus with Kapil' refuses Salman's offer


Hats off to commitment! Ali Asgar has done what most people could never dream of doing, leave along when it is handed on a platter.

Ali Asgar was recently offered a role in Salman Khan’s movie ‘Kick’. But the actor reportedly turned it down due to his prior commitments to daily soaps. Ali, who plays ‘Dadi’ and is a very popular character on the TV show, ‘Comedy nights with Kapil’ said although he would love to do a film with Salman, he had to turn it down as he did not wish to compromise his present commitments. Ali has previously worked with Salman in the film ‘Partner’, a film based on the Hollywood film, ‘Hitch’. He was reported talling reporters at the India Kids Fashion Week, ‘I got an offer for the film ‘Kick’, when we went for ‘Bigg Boss Saath – 7’. There Salman Bhai asked me to do a film. On the sets, Salman said, ‘Will you do a film with me?’ I said, ‘Yes sir’. Then within one or two weeks I got the offer for the film.’

He further added, ‘But unfortunately, I could not do (The film ‘Kick’) because of my daily soaps. But I hope somewhere down the line, I will get to work with him again.’ Salman Khan recently visited the sets of the show, ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ in which he promoted his film, ‘Jai Ho’ along with Daisy Shah, his female lead and Sohail Khan. Ali Asgar was shooting with him and claimed to have a great time and praised his humble and down-to-earth attitude. He said, ‘Salman Khan enjoyed a lot and we didn’t feel that he is such a big star, though he is. He is such a down to earth person and makes everyone relax... He shot till 3 am for ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’. It was an amazing episode.’ Ali Asgar, as ‘Dadi’ had the actor in splits as he showed all his antics and tried to resist Salman’s charm in character.

Ali Asgar is currently working in ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ and ‘Jeannie aur Juju’ on SAB TV. Known for comic presence, the actor has been seen in Bollywood movies in comic rles.

The film ‘Kick’ features Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles of the protagonists and is produced and directed by Sajid Nadiadwala.  It is to be released in the month of July at present on 27th July, 2014.


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