Maine Pyar Kiya actress Bhagyashree said that after watching Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan, she complimented him for his new and emotional 'avatar'.
"I really liked the film. I even told Salman that he came across in a completely new avatar. And it's a different kind of emotional connect that he's got with the audience this time around," Bhagyashree told IANS at designer Rohit Verma's store launch after being asked if she had seen the film.
Bhagyashree made her film debut in Sooraj Barjatya's Maine Pyar Kiya as a sweet and innocent girl in love with Salman. Though, Salman's debut film was Biwi Ho To Aisi, it is Maine Pyar Kiya is often considered his debut film since he left a good impression on the minds of viewers. Their chemistry in the film is discussed even today.
The actress later opted for a life away from the spotlight and greasepaint, and after marriage and children, she only did a film once in a while.
But her interaction with Salman does show that they're still in touch and that she hasn't forgotten the first 'hero' she worked with.