Mumbai: Iulia Vantur, who has hit a record high in the music industry with her melodious voice in the song ‘Main Chala’ along with Guru Randhawa, also talked about her relationship with rumoured boyfriend Salman Khan and stepping out of his shadow to create an identity of her own.
The amorous song, which was sung by Vantur in collaboration with Guru Randhawa, features Salman and Pragya Jaiswal. The song was released last Friday and has since racked up millions of views on YouTube. In an interview, the singtress talked about the romantic track but what caught our attention was her speaking up about stepping out of Salman’s shadow to create her own identity. Though, lulia and Salman have denied their dating rumours, they are often spotted together.
The ‘Seeti Maar’ singer said that it is an honour and blessing to work with ‘Dabangg’ Salman, “He is such a great person first of all and a great actor and experienced in the field. When you are around him, you learn so much.”
“I feel for me, at the moment, I wanted to work on my own identity. I am working on that, especially because people don’t know me so well here and I think it is important to do that,” she told the in her media interaction.
Upon being asked about how easy or difficult it is to step out of the superstar’s shadow, the 41-year-old playback singer said, “You have to put in the extra effort. Of course, it comes with advantages and disadvantages. The visibility is there, and it helps a lot. And as I said, his input, his experience helps a lot, but in the end, you have to put extra, extra effort to make a mark of your own for people to know you for your work and as Iulia, and not as someone who is associated with another person. I think everyone wants that – to be respected for their work.”
Talking about her work experience in ‘Main Chala’, she expressed that she is happy that people have received the song straight to their hearts. “That is a big joy for us because we made it with a lot of love. So, it has been a great experience,” she concluded.