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Kabir Khan's next film may star Salman Khan, not Hrithik Roshan

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:58 IST

The year 2015 was a memorable one for Kabir Khan. His magnum opus, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, won critical acclaim, broke Box Office records and swept a multitude of Bollywood awards while at it.

The director is currently working on a script for which he is said to be keen to cast Salman Khan. Kabir reportedly discussed the idea with Salman and if reports are to be believed, the actor is rather impressed with the script.

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Salman Khan has not signed any film post Sultan and the actor has made public his desire to work with a "meaningful script". With news of the Kabir Khan project, it looks like Salman may have found the script he was seeking.

Producer Sajid Nadiadwala had recently confirmed that the Kabir Khan film would star Hrithik Roshan in the lead. However, Hrithik took to Twitter to say that he has not signed any film except Kaabil and Thug.

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If everything falls in to place, the Kabir Khan directorial will be Salman Khan's next film after Sultan. Once he wraps up the project - which will go on floors this October - Salman will start shooting for Kick 2.

There has been no official confirmation about the project.

First published: 18 March 2016, 6:57 IST