"Salman suggested me to make a film on this story," Atul said at the screening of the film. (JPN/Agencies)
Lead actors Pulkit Samrat and Bilal Amrohi will be seen playing intern journalists, who are in search of a big scam to get attention at work and prove themselves.
"He was the one who met the writer (Umesh Bist and Neeti Palta), read the story and then called me and said, 'If after 'Bodyguard', you are not making something else, do this story, it is very good'. Then I heard the story and we all were very excited," he added.
Agnihotri, who is married to Salman's sister Alvira feels the audience will connect with the film and said, "Today's audience is very young and everybody is looking for a young connect film."
"O Teri", which will hit the theatres Friday, features Salman in a special song.
"Salman suggested me to make a film on this story," Atul said at the screening of the film.