Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera insists that Salman has no enemies and he is just there to take care of him in public places and events.
It seems like everything relating to tiger is important in Salman Khan’s life in recent times – whether it’s his next films Ek Tha Tiger and Sher Khan or his bodyguard Shera. Shera, the man who has been closest to Salman Khan for the past 15 years, explains his association with Salman as a relationship of loyalty. “He is my boss, brother and friend”.
Salman recently got Shera to release the first look of his forthcoming film Bodyguard , as a tribute to his real-life bodyguard. “I have been close to Salman bhai for years but I never imagined that I would be given such a huge honour. It was a surprise for me when I was asked to give a speech on him”.
Salman Khan refused an in-film branding offer of Rs 7 crores by a security company and instead chose to wear the uniform of Shera’s company. “You can imagine his liking for me by that. He is a real nice man at heart”, says Shera who also owns a security company called Tiger Security that supplies bodyguards to bigwigs in the industry.
Shera believes a bodyguard has to protect his boss but more importantly he has to be loyal. Ask him if he offered any advice to Salman Khan, who plays bodyguard to Kareena Kapoor in his next film, and Shera says, “Salman has noted me so closely for past many years that he didn’t need any advice. He looks damn smart and handsome in the film”. And would we get to see Shera in a cameo in the film? “The film is still being made so I can’t say anything, as yet”, Shera remains non-committal.
Ask him which heroine suits the best with Salman and he can’t decide on one. “Salman looks good with anyone and everyone be it Kareena or Katrina”. And the question that the world is posing Salman – should he get married? “This is his personal decision so what do I say”. Salman recently mentioned that Shera knows all his secrets. ” Ab Salman bhai ne bol diya… toh bol diya… main kya bolu “, smiles the humble guy.
Shera insists that Salman has no enemies and he is just there to take care of him in public places and events. “I can go to any extent to protect Salman. Jaan bhi de sakta hoon (I can give my life as well)”, exclaims Shera, like a true protector. TOI