Last year there were reports that Salman Khan had gifted his 'close friend', television host, news anchor and singer Iulia Vantur a swanky luxury car and an apartment in Bandra next to his apartment Galaxy Apartments. We have come to know that while the duo had been looking around in various localities of Bandra, the spacious four-BHK apartment that he has apparently gifted Iulia finally is on Pali Hill – one of the most expensive locations in north Mumbai.

And the news is that Salman and Iulia will fly to Dubai (one of Iulia and Salman’s favourite holiday spots) on a hush-hush trip for a few days where both will indulge in some luxury shopping on Thursday (9 August).   

A source told My Nation, “The four-BHK apartment that Salman has bought his alleged girlfriend Iulia is in an elegant, secluded and residential part of Pali Hill and is said to cost over Rs.15 crore. He apparently gifted it to her 10 days back. She had been staying in a rented apartment before. The apartment is spacious and Iulia has been doing it up herself bit by bit. It’s apparently not near Galaxy Apartments where he lives but a little distance away and a place for both to relax, away from prying eyes – though Iulia is mostly seen at Galaxy as she loves it there.”

Salman has been busy with the release of his co-production Race 3 and then the marketing and promotion of Loveratri which launches his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma. According to our source, “Salman wanted to take some time off with Iulia before a lengthy schedule with Bharat begins so both will fly off to Dubai today for a quiet holiday before he delves completely into Bharat.”

The source adds that there has been much speculation of Salman and Iulia splitting up and him patching up with ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif but that’s not true. “Iulia is very much a part of Salman’s life and he has not just been helping her career as a singer but is emotionally involved too. The couple has attended Bollywood weddings and events together and Iulia had even attended his nephew Aayush’s second birthday celebrations in Maldives last year with his family and close friends. Last year on Valentine’s Day

Salman had gifted her a gold-plated Being Human pendant from his Being Human jewellery collection. On Monday night they were spotted returning to Mumbai from Delhi where he had gone to attend an event. While both have not confirmed to being in a relationship they are definitely still going strong,” the source said.