HC verdict best birthday gift for Salman: Zarine Khan

Mumbai :Bollywood actress Zarine Khan, who made her debut opposite Salman Khan in “Veer”, says the Bombay High Court verdict in 13-year-old hit-and-run case acquitting him is the best birthday gift for the superstar.

The Bombay High Court today acquitted the 49-year-old actor of all the charges, holding that the prosecution had failed to prove he was driving the vehicle after having consumed alcohol in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Zarine, 28, feels the 50th birthday plans of the actor will now be grander.

“I am very happy for him. This is the best gift he could get for his 50th birthday. They had grand plans for his birthday celebrations which will now be grander for sure,” Zarine told PTI.

The actress also appeared with Salman in the song “Character Dheela” from “Ready”.

The “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” actor, who will celebrate his 50th birthday on December 27, broke down on hearing the verdict and was seen wiping his tears which trickled down.