Pre- Eid Salman Khan’s ‘Tubelight’ hit the theatres and unlike his other movies this one received a lukewarm response from the audience and is almost declared as unsuccessful. While everyone from cast and crew were busy promoting the movie, Zhu Zhu was missing from these events.
Chinese star Zhu Zhu attended the Shanghai Film Festival recently but was not present even at the promotional event of her first Bollywood movie which had her play a prominent role.
Her social media profiles are full of pictures, but none of them speak about ‘Tubelight’. If rumors are to be believed, the Chinese government was skeptical about the way the 1962 Sino-Indian War was portrayed in the Kabir Khan film and requests actor to stay away from it.
A source revealed to a leading media portal, ” She has been asked to stay away from ‘Tubelight’. Even the media had reached out for interactions, but they were told she is busy and unavailable for interviews. The China Film Group Corporation (CFGC) greenlights all Indo-Chinese associations, however, this project wasn’t approved by them. Considering the strained relations between the two countries during the 1960s, the CFGC wasn’t sure how Kabir Khan would approach the subject of the film. “
However, sources close to the film’s production house rubbished this as a rumor. As far as the release of ‘Tubelight’ in China is concerned, the makers have approached the CFGC but haven’t received an approval as yet.