Bollywood actor Salman Khan as we all know is unstoppable and spinning box-office like a boss with his every new film. There is no denying that Salman Khan is the reigning Khan of the industry, who holds several records and is the undisputed ‘king’ of the domestic box office. The actor started his career with Sooraj Barjatya’s Maine Pyaar Kiya and gave many other hits in the 90s. However, in 1999 Salman’s career began to nose-dive but he stood back again.
He gave few hits between 2005-2009 including Partner and No Entry but his biggest turning point of the career was when he came with Prabhu Deva’s Wanted (2009. Since then the actor has given back to back hits like Dabangg, Dabangg 2, Ek Tha Tiger, Bodyguard, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kick and Sultan.
Salman Khan is back again this year with some of the interesting ventures and has almost locked his scheduled till 2019. Yes, you read that right! From Tubelight to Tiger Zinda Hai, Remo D’Souza’s next, here’s everything you want to know about Salman Khan’s 6 big upcoming films of 2017, 2018 and 2019.
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Release Date: June 2017.
Salman Khan’s this year’s first release, Tubelight has been a talk of the town since its inception. The film has raised curiosity among the audience ever since director Kabir Khan made a statement that Tubelight is five times better than their 2015 blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Kabir said: “Salman will be seen in a completely different way in the film (Tubelight). If people have thought that Salman’s performance is special in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, then his performance in Tubelight is five times better than it. The audience will see Salman’s better performance in Tubelight.”
Directed and written by Kabir Khan, Tubelight is based on 1962 Sino-Indian War, this historical war drama also features Chinese actress Zhu Zhu, Shatrughan Sinha, and the late Om Puri among others. The movie will see the two stars Shah Rukh and Salman sharing the same screen space after a gap of 10 years.
#Tiger Zinda Hai
Release Date: December 22, 2017
Former couple Salman Khan and Katrina will reunite for Tiger Zinda Hai, a sequel to the hit romantic action film, Ek Tha Tiger (2012). Ali Abbas, who replaces Kabir Khan as the director, has already started with the shooting of the film in Morocco. The film will see Salman and Katrina back on the silver screen after almost 4 years. The film is said to be the story of an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger, who falls in love with a Pakistani spy agent during an investigation.
In a recent interview, the director had said, “It is a sequel, but it’s too early to talk about it in detail. It’s a political espionage. It’s about spies, what is happening in the world today, where does India stand, what is right, wrong. It’s about all of that.”
#Remo D’Souza’s Dance film
Release Date: 2018
While he is shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai, Salman Khan signed another film to be directed by Remo D’Souza. Reportedly, the movie will see him play father to a 13-year-old girl, but he will also play a professionally trained dance. For the film, Salman will require to lose weight and build a lean body. The director and his team will start monitoring his diet once he finishes the shooting of Ali Abbas Zafar’s Tiger Zinda Hai. Talking to a daily, Remo said that it was a dream come true for him to cast Salman, as he is a big fan of the superstar.
#Atul Agnihotri’s Next
Release Date: Not REVEALED
Salman Khan has reportedly signed Atul Agnihotri‘s production venture which is a remake of the Korean filmOde to My Father. Not much about the film has been revealed as being on an initial stage but it is said that Amy Jackson will play the female lead role in the film.
Release Date: NOT Revealed.
Status: Under Casting Stage
It was also rumoured that Salman Khan will feature in brother Sohail Khan’s ambitious project Sher Khan. However, Salman is yet to be finalised for the film that has been under wraps for four years now. Recently, talking to a leading daily, Sohail Khan said, “The casting hasn’t begun as of now and Salman Bhai hasn’t been signed yet. We will begin approaching actors once the characters are prepared.”
The filmmaker-actor also said there are possibilities that Varun Dhawan or Tiger Shroff is roped in for the movie. “If it is a mature character, then it will be Salman Bhai but if the guy is young then we will approach someone younger actors like Varun Dhawan or Tiger Shroff. But nothing has been finalised as of now,” said Sohail.
Release Date: Tentatively 2019.
Dabangg 3 is one of those sequels for which Salman Khan fans are eagerly waiting for. Arbaaz Khan has already revealed that the film will go on floors in 2018 after Salman Khan wrap-ups the shooting of all his upcoming films. No confirmation regarding the casting of the film is made but it is said that Sonakshi Sinha will be a part