The industry finds it hard to gulp the fact that Salman has been jailed, which puts all his future projects in jeopardy
Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala, Aditya Chopra, Sooraj Barjatya are some of the big producer-directors who are in utter shock after hearing the court verdict. Salman Khan's court hearing was a topic of much discussion in the industry for weeks following up to the D-day. Even though there was an air of optimism and positivity in trade circles, whispers in the industry corridors were 'prepare for the worst'.
Most affected by this hearing are producers and directors who have planned films with Salman. Like Karan Johar who announced Salman as his leading actor for Shuddhi and Aditya Chopra who planned an action flick Sultan with director Abbas Ali. Sources reveal that these bigwigs along with several other Bollywood folks are shocked by todays court hearing.
With their projects now in limbo there are crores riding on Salman. It seems that some studios who were planning films with him have scrapped the projects months in advance anticipating a negative result.
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