Bollywood superstar Salman Khan confirmed that he will be a part of filmmaker and friend Karan Johar’s ambitious project ‘Shhuddhi’, which has been in news for a long time now.
Salman Khan revealed that he will be a part of one of Karan Johar’s films at a recent press conference for ‘Kick’. When asked which film would that be, he said, “Shhuddhi”. The actor, who is currently gearing up his next action thriller ‘Kick’, has replaced Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan in the role.
Meanwhile film’s producer Karan Johar also confirmed the report saying that Salman will be a part of the project which will release on Deiwali 2016.
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 16, 2014
Last year, Hrithik Roshan had walked out of the project citing date issues. The film was already delayed as Hrithik was recuperating from a brain surgery. Post that the actor had given bulk dates for the filming of ‘Bang Bang’. Soon after Hrithik Roshan’s departure, the film’s lead actress Kareena Kapoor Khan had also walked out of the film.
There were reports that Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone may replace them but Karan later denied the news.
Earlier this year, Salman Khan had revealed that he was after Karan Johar to cast him in any of his project. The actor was then speaking at dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ (which Karan Johar judges), during the promotions of ‘Jai Ho’.
Salman and Karan Johar have off late become very good friends and it was cemented more firmly with the appearance of the Dabangg star on ‘Koffee With Karan’. Salman was seen in the first episode of KWK, which is usually reserved for KJo’s closest friend and Salman rival Shah Rukh Khan.