This is great news for all Salman Khan fans! The superstar is collaborating with the immensely successful film maker Sooraj Barjatya once again! We are going to see Salman Khan in the avatar of the hugely adored “Prem”. Salman Khan has essayed the role of the well mannered, polite, caring and loving Prem a few times before. To our much excitement, Salman Khan is back as Prem!
Barjataya in his directorial debut first created magic with “Maine Pyar Kiya” (1989), the film also marked the acting debut of Salman Khan. The renowned actor starred alongside Bhagyashree in the lead. There has been no looking back for him since. Salman Khan immediately became the heartthrob of millions and his career took off as Prem!
The acclaimed producer and the much talented actor then paired up to produce an iconic film, “Hum Aapke Hain Koun! The pairing of Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan stole many hearts. The third family film, “Hum Saath – Saath Hain” marked the genre of family films as Soraj Barjatya’s trademark under the banner of Rajshri productions. This film become the consecutive hit of the director and producer while it also treated us with a talented, acclaimed and glamorous star studded cast!
Interestingly, Salman Khan has always been “Prem” in Soraj Barjatya’s films and people have loved him as Prem. The duo last collaborated on the making of “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” which starred Salman Khan alongside Sonam Kapoor. Although the film did not entirely live up to Prem’s legacy and did not garner as much love as Prem previously did, however it did become a 200 CR grosser!
After a hiatus of three years, another magnum opus is in the making. Soraj Barjatya has confirmed that he will be making a film based on the much loved Prem, starring Salman Khan. Reportedly, Sooraj was in talks with Salman for the film and the duo is all set to collaborate.
The film will hit the floors next year while the director will start work in March. Salman Khan has assured Barjatya that he will take on the project as soon as the script is finalized. Salman Khan is comfortable with the genre of a family film and believes that there are many family tales that need to be told.
As reoprted in Times of India, Barjatya said, “Right now the focus is on ‘Hum Chaar’. Then my younger son Avnish will debut as a writer-director with a film this year. It’s a very big responsibility. After that I start writing my film with Salman“
When asked if the film will be on the lines of trademark Rajshri Productions-strong, rooted family drama, the director said, “It’s a family drama, but not about joint family. It’s about a husband and wife and I’ve already discussed the idea with Salman.“
According to speculations making rounds, the film will be based on the director’s very own 32-year marriage.
Salman Khan is currently busy in his upcoming film Bharat which will release on Eid. The film also stars Katrina Kaif and is the directorial of Ali Abbas Zafar. The superstar has also confirmed Dabangg 3. The actor is gearing up to give us several entertainers but we are immensely eager to see him as everyone’s darling Prem!