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  • | June 28th, 2012

    Salman Khan: What’s wrong with being a larger-than-life hero?

    Salman Khan: What’s wrong with being a larger-than-life hero?


    Not too long ago, ‘realism’ in films was the thing. However, with Wanted and Dabangg, Salman Khan managed to bring back the ’70s type masala entertainer that had critics and audiences alike dancing in the aisles. On a sunny afternoon in Mumbai, the superstar talks about his re-found glory, marriage and Being Human…
    Salman Khan is no longer an elusive man. The magic of movies (read film promotions) has enchanted him as well. So there I was at Filmcity waiting for the Dabangg dude to give me some time to chat about Ready, his next film. The actor usually arrives two to three hours later than the designated time, but it’s my lucky day – he arrives only an hour late. Dapper in a light blue T-shirt and black pants, Salman settles down to being friendly… Click here to read more

  • | September 29th, 2011

    Is Salman Khan pushing his luck with ‘Bodyguard’ sequel?

    Is Salman Khan pushing his luck with ‘Bodyguard’ sequel?

    The latest news about the possibility of a sequel to the superstar’s recent film makes me wonder if he is overdoing the success formula
    Bodyguard’s producer Atul Agnihotri is considering making a sequel of the Salman Khan-Kareena Kapoor hit. He adds that there is no plan at the moment though. Like all of Salman’s recent films Bodyguard too got a grand opening and great box-office collections. It was a typical Salman flick replete with super heroic stunts and funny antics weaved into an incoherent story. And that’s been the case with most of his films – Dabangg, Ready and now Bodyguard. Going by what people had to say after watching Bodyguard it is clear that it wasn’t the story, but the superstar’s charisma that lured his fans to the theatres. So if the sequel happens, one question that comes to my mind is: will his fans throng to neighbouring cinema halls to watch him do a mindless act yet again? Click here to read more