avoids ex-pal Salman
Asin’s father Joseph Thottukmal
is being the supportive father by filling in for daughter Asin’s absence from
meetings with her London Dreams co-star Salman Khan and director Vipul
Shah.Reason? The once warm relationship between Joseph Thottukmal’s darling
daughter and Salman have soured because of which he has been representing her
when discussing the promotions of the forthcoming film with Salman and Vipul.
This, despite the fact that Joseph Thottukmal had taken a sabbatical due to his
ill health some months ago.
While it is still not known what exactly went wrong between Salman and Asin in
the short time that they have known each other, our source says, “Asin’s father
is taking an active interest in the promotions of London Dreams but this does
not imply that Asin is not a part of the publicity discussions. Asin is very
much in the loop as she does meet Vipul Shah for the same, but she never meets
him when Salman is around. She has discussions with Vipul only when Salman
Consequently, Vipul has to discuss and explain things twice. Once to Salman and
then to Asin. “Very often, Vipul has to go back and forth between Salman and
Asin thereby wasting a lot of time before the two reach a consensus,” adds our
After her good equation with Aamir Khan, opposite whom she made her Bollywood
debut in Ghajini, followed by being in Salman’s good books all through the
shooting of London Dreams, one thought that Asin is the industry’s new blue-eyed
girl and will have a smooth career in Bollywood. Guess she has just begun to
learn the transient nature of relationships in the industry.
Vipul Shah denied the story. But obviously, after all he has a Rs 75 crore film
to promote and cannot alienate either party.