The little child – Matin Rey Tangu – in the teaser of “Tubelight” created quite a buzz on the web after viewers got a look at his camaraderie with Salman Khan. With interest piquing around the six-year-old’s role in the film, director Kabir Khan uncovered how they zeroed in on Matin for the part. Kabir said that casting the child on-screen character was no mean feat. He included that they didn’t set out on searching for an on-screen character, however were looking for a wonderful child artiste who had the spunk and ability to withstand a 100-day shoot.
Talking about how many children auditioned before finalizing on Matin, Kabir said that they went through over a thousand children before settling on him.