Jacqueline Fernandez turns item girl for Salman Khan

Salman Khan might be busy with his hectic shooting schedule but he ensures that Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty’s debut venture ‘Hero’ gets a warm welcome and becomes a box-office winner. According to the latest buzz, Salman Khan has approached his ‘Kick’ actress Jacqueline Fernandez to shook a leg in the 'Hero' remake.

“Salman has actually asked Jacqueline to be a part of Hero. But it’s not a special appearance. Salman has asked Jacqueline to feature in one of the item numbers in the film,” a source informed.

The actress readily agreed as she shares a great rapport with the actor, “Jackie shares a very warm relation with Salman and she instantly came on board. Despite having a packed schedule, she has given her nod to doing the song and dance number in Hero,” revealed the same source. 

Salman Khan approached Jacqueline for the movie because he is clean bowled with her recent item songs. “Salman was bowled over by Jackie’s dance performance in Jumme Ki Raat. Also, her version of the Devil song brought in a lot of appreciation. That’s why when the idea of an item number cropped up, Salman immediately called Jacqueline,” told an industry insider.

Jacqueline, who has array of movies lined up, ‘Brothers’, ‘Bangistan’, ‘Definition of Fear’, ‘Houseful 3’, ‘Dishoom’ and ‘Turbanator’ has already choked out date for the item song shoot, “Jackie has already planned her schedule to fit in the song shoot. The team is planning to shoot the song around April end,” our source informed. 

It is learnt that Jacqueline Fernandez will groove with Sooraj Pancholi in the item song.