Salman Khan, Govinda’s ‘Partner 2’ shelved

Govinda’s return to Bollywood was marked by David Dhawan’s Partner in 2007, which went on to become a blockbuster. Since then talks of a sequel have been rife

Salman Khan, Govinda and director David Dhawan were initially very keen to follow up the hit film with a sequel bound by a much better script. But according to the latest buzz, the whole idea of the sequel has been dropped. Initially David Dhawan claimed that he was working on the script for Partner 2 but the director later confirmed that the sequel has been shelved entirely because they couldn’t find a good script and Salman is very busy with his prior commitments. But there’s more to the story. According to sources, Dhawan had presented Salman with various scripts for Partner 2 but the actor rejected them all. Apparently, Salman is being extra cautious of the kinds of films he associates himself with now and the Partner sequel did not appeal enough. Dhawan who has been going through a low phase ever since Rascals tanked at the BO, has decided to drop the idea of the sequel rather than compromising his friendship with Salman or the story. While Partner minted moolah at the BO, it was a given that the sequel would also garner the same kind of adulation but guess Govinda’s luck ran out. In the meanwhile, Dhawan’s Chashme Baddoor remake starring Siddharth and Ali Zafar is all ready and set to hit the screens soon. Guess the director knows how to keep himself busy!

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