Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur
Salman Khan is likely to marry Romanian girlfriend Iulia Vantur by the end of 2016. Pictured: Salman Khan and Iulia VanturVarinder Chawla

Salman Khan's family, friends and Bollywood colleagues prayed for the actor on Thursday and among them was his rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur.

Vantur is in India and was with Salman's family on Thursday when the Bombay High court delivered the final verdict in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The Bombay High Court in the hit-and-run case acquitted Salman of all charges.

And soon after the verdict came out Bollywood celebs and fans celebrated it, but his rumoured girlfriend Vantur broke down.

"Iulia feels a lot for Salman, but being from outside India she doesn't know or understand the laws of the country. She was praying since morning for him to be acquitted and as soon as she heard that he is a free man, she broke down. She was happy but got very emotional and broke out," a source close to the actor told

Vantur did not appear in court along with Salman, but she was with him for the judgement.

Salman was accused of killing one and injuring four others on the night of 22 September, 2002, when his Toyota Land Cruiser rammed on the pavement of the American Express bakery in Bandra. And 13 years after the accident, Salman was acquitted of all charges on Thursday.

In other news, the actor is currently busy with the reality show "Bigg Boss 9" and the movie "Sultan". After the verdict, Salman resumed the shooting of "Bigg Boss 9" and "Sultan" movie.

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