"The makers were contemplating an idea to cast my dad in a guest appearance, but somehow it was not going well with the screenplay, so we eventually cancelled it," Tiger told reporters.

However, had Jackie been in the film, it would have made Tiger nervous."I was very nervous to share screen space with my dad. But...we didn't get that chance in this film, unfortunately," he said.

The film's director, Sabbir Khan, said: "Everybody was asking me - 'Do we see Jackie dada in the film?' So we planned to rope him for a cameo, but it didn't work out. It didn't go well with the script."

Tiger says he is eagerly waiting to see the audience's reaction to the film, which is due for release on May 23.

"I am extremely nervous and I am eagerly waiting to see the audience reaction. I hope the audience accepts me and enjoys the film," he said.

(Agencies)

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