Race 3: Sonakshi Sinha wants more of herself in the film? But Why
Salman Khan is equal parts in the news for his deeds as for his misdeeds. And this time, the star was in the news for the verdict on Blackbuck Poaching Case of 1998, in which Jodhpur court convicted him and sentenced him to five years of imprisonment. However, Bhai is out on bail now, much to the happiness of his fans and producers, and he is back in the RACE.
Last year, Salman’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ broke many records, and this year, he is back with ‘Race 3’, as he all set to take the box office by storm, this Eid.
Directed by Remo D’souza, the film, apart from Salman Khan stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and others. Reportedly, Salman Khan’s ‘Dabangg’ co-star Sonakshi Sinha too will be seen in a cameo in the film.
According to sources, the actress who shot for a song sequence in the film last month with the film’s cast, is keen on having more screen presence in the film. Sona has accordingly expressed her desire, to her mentor Salman Khan.
If sources are to be believed further, Salman Khan has requested the makers to extend Sonakshi’s part in the film. Though the film’s schedule has been wrapped and only a few songs are left to be shot, it will be interesting to see how the makers will incorporate Sonakshi’s extended role.
Salman has known to put in a word or two for his proteges, Sonakshi being one. Just some time back, we came to know how Salman Khan got her onboard Sunny Deol, Dharmendra, and Bobby Deol’s ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’. Before that, Salman had made a cameo appearance in Sonakshi and Diljit’s ‘Welcome To New York’.
Well, let’s see in what role do we get to see Sonakshi in. The lady will also be seen in ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi Returns’ and ‘Dabangg 3’. (Also Read: Sonakshi, Malaika and more; reach Salman’s residence post verdict)
Jackie Shroff to play Salman Khan's father in 'Bharat'?
Ali Abbas Zafar’s upcoming film, ‘Bharat’ is getting bigger by the day! The film stars Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Disha Patani, Tabu, Sunil Grover and Shashank Arora. And now, there is news that Jackie Shroff will be joining this ensemble cast!
As per a report on Bollywood Hungama, Jackie will be seen essaying the role of Salman’s father in the film. A source was quoted by the website as, “The role of Salman’s father may not be a big one but it’s pivotal to the film and shapes Salman’s character and who he becomes later. It was Salman who wanted Jackie to play this powerful role.”
The source adds, “It starts in 1947 when the Partition takes place and thousands of families are separated and ends in 2000. The movie is the journey of a country and also a person, both of whom go by the name of Bharat.”
‘Bharat’ is an adaptation of the Korean film, and talking about same, the source further said, “‘Ode To My Father’ begins with the Hungnam Evacuation in 1950 when many families got separated in Korea and the father tells his son Yoon Deok-soo, ‘If I don’t come you are the head of the family that means whatever happens you put the family first. Now, that you are the head of the family, look after them well.’ Jackie plays Salman’s father and his words remain with the young boy (Salman) right till the end. They get separated during the Partition in Bharat but his father’s words and desire to reunite with him remains right till the end.”
‘Bharat’ has been modified according to the Indian audiences, but the source claims, “Like ‘Ode To My Father’, which spans over many years, ‘Bharat’s story will span over a period of 50 years and that’s why we will see Salman Khan sporting five different looks in the movie – as a young boy who witnesses the Partition to the current years when he is an old man. As the firstborn, Bharat becomes his family’s breadwinner from an early age, doing all manner of odd jobs to support the family.”
“The film begins from a modern day elderly couple (Salman and Priyanka) reminiscing about their past and how they fell in love and got married. So we will get to see a very young Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan and old ones too. There are flashbacks to various phases of time. Like Ode To My Father which depicted Korean history from the 1950s till the recent times, Bharat too will highlight various important events of Indian history,” added the source
Reportedly, the film will be shot at Mumbai, Delhi, Punjab, Abu Dhabi, Spain and Malta. ‘Bharat’ will release next year during Eid.
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EXCLUSIVE: "I loved the work Sridevi has done"- Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi were the top contenders in the 90’s and there were various reports floating in the media about their tiff. However, on the contrary, they both have always appreciated each other’s work.
Unfortunately, this year Sridevi passed away and Madhuri has wished her daughter, Jahnvi, all the luck.
Madhuri said, “I and Sridevi used to be busy working; we had so many shifts but we had great respect for each other.”
“I loved the work she has done. She has left her legacy behind not only through her movies but also her children… Janhvi is also into films and I am sure she will get a lot of love from all the people,” she added.
Janhvi has already gathered the love and wishes of her fans through her debut film ‘Dhadak’. ‘Dhadak’ which had opened really well on Friday is still going strong at the box office. The film ended the first weekend with the collection of approx Rs 33 crores.
Talking about Madhuri Dixit’s professional front, the actress will be seen in ‘Kalank’ along with Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, and Varun Dhawan. This role of Madhuri was first offered to Sridevi but her sudden demise made Madhuri bag this role in the film.