Sanjay Leela Bhansali teams up with Salman Khan to make a love story
The long wait of 19 years is finally over for those willing to see Salman Khan in a movie made by Ace Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The most bankable star of the industry and most sought after director-producer of Bollywood will showcase their camaraderie yet again on the box office and work on a movie that’s considered to be a blockbuster already. Salman Khan, the most bankable and towering star of Bollywood and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the most sought after and talented Director and producer have reunited yet again to showcase their a perfect camaraderie at the box office.
In an official statement made by Prerna Singh, CEO of Bhansali Productions, informed, “ Everyone is always curious when it comes to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film. While the fans celebrated his recent success at the Mirchi Music Awards with Padmaavat sweeping the album of the year and Sanjay Leela Bhansali winning the Music Composer of the year, they are also awaiting details on his next. Bringing in his birthday, SLB puts all speculations to rest as he announces his next directorial. The magic of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was missed by fans for 19 years and left them waiting for the director-actor to reunite. After Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, SLB and Salman Khan will come together in a love story.”
Both of them have an old association of working together share a mutual liking for each other. Since long efforts were being made by Sanjay Leela Bhansali to cast Salman Khan. For Bajirao Mastani also, Salman remained the first choice for the movie director but certain technicalities couldn’t be worked out and film didn’t happen with Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai. Bhansali himself confirmed this in the first season of Koffee with Karan, episode 4, where he came with Aishwarya Rai. Bhansali waited for years for the perfect cast and roped in Ranveer Singh with Deepika Padukone for the film. In another interview given to a news channel later on possibilities of Bhansali and Salman Khan associating again. Sanjay Leela Bhansali had responded,”I am dying to do a film with him. But the onus is on him and it all depends on him now.”
However, this is being materialized now and Salman is said to be beginning the work on SLB’S production house after he completed work for Dabangg 3. SLB production is busy shaping and finalizing the script till then, they are ready with three scripts and the final one is yet to be decided. This is also being said that Bhansali is mooting the idea of working with Shahrukh Khan on another script. However, this has been confirmed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman will be working on a love story.
Bhansali is admired for making movies that are larger than life with magnificent sets and well-researched script, his last movie Padmavat remained the most successful and critically acclaimed movie based on the real-life character of Maharani Padmavati. With the slated movie also Bhansali is gearing up to up the quotient and repeat the magic once again. Currently, Salman Khan, is busy wrapping up his next movie Bharat opposite Katrina Kaif, movie reportedly is a period film. Salman is also busy promoting Notebook and he has launched Pranutan Bahl and Zaheer Iqbal in the movie.