In a recent update, Salman Khan is in advance talks with director Rajkumar Gupta for an action thriller. According to the reports, the film is based on some of the most remarkable true incidences that happened in Indian history.
Pinkavilla quoted a source close to the development as saying, “Rajkumar Gupta has been in conversations with Salman and his team for a while now and things seem to have finally fallen in place. Salman has loved the world that Gupta has created and is very eager to explore it soon. The two are in advanced talks for this project, in-fact, if everything goes as planned, the director will jump into the pre-production stage within the next 2 months.”
As per the reports, the makers were utilising the time of lockdown to research and write the screenplay. There has been several discussion meets happened with Salman already.
The source further said, “It’s his pet project, essentially a thriller with bits of action in the narrative that stems from the screenplay. The story, centred around the protagonist, demands the presence of a superstar with a certain amount of aura, and there’s no one better than Salman to pull off this flamboyant character. It marries content with action, drama and most importantly, thrills.”
“Salman will wrap up shooting for Tiger 3 by the end of this year, following which, he moves on to the Sajid Nadiadwala production, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali directed by Farhad Samji. The makers are toying around with the idea of changing the title to Bhaijaan. After wrapping up Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, Salman will certainly move on to the Rajkumar Gupta film, an action thriller, based on true events.”
“Salman is still waiting for the creative team of Master to come up with a story draft for Hindi sensibilities. While he has loved the character of JD, he has asked the makers to draft a completely fresh screenplay, as he isn’t too keen on doing an outright remake at the moment. The rewriting process will take time and he will take a call based on how the final script shapes up,” the source concluded.
Meanwhile, Salman Khan is gearing up to resume shoot for his hit franchise Tiger 3.