Varun Dhawan RESCUES October Co-Star Banita Sandhu From Paparazzi Mob Fury, Makes Sure Her Safety Is Not Compromised

With over 10 films under his belt, Varun Dhawan knows how to deal with crowds now. No wonder when he saw media persons in huge numbers outside a restaurant, he got into action and ensured that co-star Banita Sandhu’s safety is not compromised.

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Varun Dhawan RESCUES October Co-Star Banita Sandhu From Paparazzi Mob Fury, Makes Sure Her Safety Is Not Compromised

Team October had a small get together at a restaurant in the city last night. They enjoyed their meal and even posed for a few pictures together. However, as soon as the lead actors of the film Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu stepped out of the restaurant, the duo was hounded by paparazzi.

team october poses for the shutterbugs
Team October Poses For The Shutterbugs

Since Banita has never faced the media before, the actress was taken aback. Varun sensed her discomfort and jumped into the scene. He ensured that Banita’s safety is not compromised. Varun, an experienced actor, knows how to deal with the crowds now.

varun dhawan escorts october co star banita sandhu
Varun Dhawan Escorts Banita Sandhu

Recently, Varun shared the motion poster of the film. He captioned the video, “This year #October is coming in April and will stay with you forever #Octoberforever.13th April @shoojitsircar @ronnie.lahiri @banita.sandhu @juhic3.”

The film is directed by Shoojit Sircar. While talking about Banita, Shoojit had earlier told a leading daily, “Everybody loved Banita in a chewing gum commercial that I had directed. It had almost 40 million hits. While I was shooting the ad film, Juhi (Chaturvedi; writer) and I were also working on the script [for this film]. So, one day, I clicked a picture of Banita and sent it to Juhi saying, ‘She has the potential to fit into the character that we are looking at’.”

varun dhawan made sure banitas safety wasnt compromised
Varun Dhawan Made Sure Banita's Safety Wasn't Compromised

What made him choose a newcomer, when he could have easily worked with an established actress? “It has never mattered to me if I am working with established or non-established actors. The demands of the script is all that matters. The script required a certain face, vulnerability and innocence, so we did many auditions,” Shoojit had explained.

The film will hit theatres on April 13, 2018. 

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