Sonakshi Sinha, Zaheer Iqbal
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It looks like the cupid has struck the Dabangg girl Sonakshi Sinha. If the reports are to be believed, Sonakshi is currently dating debutant Zaheer Iqbal who will be making his Bollywood debut with Salman Khan's upcoming production Notebook.

According to Filmfare, Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal met through Salman Khan and hit it off instantly. The two were last seen together at Salman Khan's 53rd birthday bash at his Panvel farmhouse. The birthday bash was attended by Salman's close friends and family members.

Sonakshi and Zaheer may have refrained from making public appearances together and coming out with their new relationship, they may make a few in the days to come if everything goes well.

On a related note, the fact that Arjun Kapoor dated Sonakshi Sinha has been Bollwyood's worst kept secrets. Not only did the two dated for a while, but also had an ugly showdown while breaking up as per the reports.

Zaheer Iqbal aka Zahero will be launched by Salman Khan in Notebook which is being produced under his home production banner Salman Khan Films. The movie will also mark the debut of actor Monish Bahl's daughter and late actress Nutan's granddaughter Pranutan who will lead the cast of the upcoming film.

Salman had previously launched many new faces like Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Warina Hussain and his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma in Bollywood.

Set in Kashmir, the movie is being said to be a love story which will introduce the two newbies into the world of entertainment. The movie is directed by Nitin Kakkar.