Sylvester Stallone called Bobby Deol 'very talented' in promotional tweet for Race 3 — except he was referring to Salman Khan

Devansh Sharma

Mar 22, 2018 13:27:43 IST

Sylvester Stallone just called Bobby Deol 'very talented'. Except that he was talking about Salman Khan. Oops!

Stallone tweeted on Thursday wishing luck to Salman for his next, Remo D'Souza's action thriller Race 3. However, for reasons best known to him (or his marketing team), he linked that tweet to the first look of Bobby Deol from Race 3. 

This is an eerie reminder of when a Delhi pub promoted one of their 'special nights' with a picture of DJ Bobby Deol. Garam Dharam's lesser garam launda later admitted that he only consented to let the marketing team of that pub to use his picture to promote their show. Little did he know that he became an overnight rage, with millennials shaking a leg (and a lot else) on 'Naiyyo Naiyyo', his evergreen track from Abbas-Mustan's 1998 film Soldier.

Courtesy: LBB

Courtesy: LBB

After Bobby ridiculed the pub for 'jhooth bolna' (how Preity Zinta sings on loop in 'Naiyyo Naiyyo'), nobody believed that Ashmeet Patel (who is actually a DJ since 2015) could 'take it from the top'. But then that's how the industry is — one man's gain is another man's loss. That is why Salman, who seems to have taken Bobby under his wing, would not mind his Race 3 co-star to be labelled as 'very talented' in the heads of Sylvester Stallone followers. In his defense, Stallone was merely returning Salman's favour of tweeting about the Hollywood star's upcoming production Creed 2.

Given Bobby's suave looks that would give every Abbas-Mustan character ever a run for their money, Stallone fans may take a liking to him too. Who knows Bobby might end up 'Nayyo Nayyo-ing' his way around behind the consol in a Creed 2 cameo, something similar to John Abraham in 'Where's Your Party Tonight'.

But what would be even more fun is when Bobby replaces Tiger Shroff in the remake of Rambo or Stallone teaming up with Bobby paji and beating up a bunch of goons with uprooted hand-pumps (tribute to Sunny praah!) in Housefull 4. No, this is not much of a stretch as Stallone appeared in Housefull producer Sajid Nadiadwala's Kambakkht Ishq, doing just that with a parking meter instead of a hand-pump, rescuing Kareena Kapoor in the process.

Kareena Kapoor and Sylvester Stallone in a still from Kambakht Ishq. YouTube

Kareena Kapoor and Sylvester Stallone in a still from Kambakkht Ishq. YouTube

The possibilities are endless, and not quite remote. If Stallone is also planning to hop on the inclusion rider bandwagon, he does have a young (hey, age is just a number even if that number is 49) Punjabi munda waiting to Soldier his way through the seas. Go, Bobby!

Updated Date: Mar 22, 2018 13:27:43 IST