Ever since the lockdown has been lifted, south cinema has been creating shockwaves and Hindi mainstream cinema is facing tough times. Movies like KGF Chapter 2, RRR, Pushpa and more has put south cinema on global platform, whereas Bollywood movies are failing at box-office, and now superstar Salman Khan clear the air about tussle between south and north cinema.
Salman Khan along with Kichcha Sudeep, Jacqueline Fernandez, Genelia Deshmukh, Riteish Deshmukh and entire cast and crew of Vikrant Rona, was interacting with NewsHelpline on the sidelines of pre-release event of multi-lingual drama.
When asked about south and north tussle, Salman Khan denied the claims and praised everyone across the spectrum, he said, “South star working in north and vice-versa, it has always been there, for some reason it stopped in-between, and now it has happening again”
Further adding, Salman Khan claimed that he has been working with good talent from south fraternity since decades, he added, “I have been working with a lot of south people. I have worked with Kichcha Sudeep, before that I have worked with Prakash Raj, I have worked with south directors and dop’s. I have worked with Venky in Aanari, Karishma Kapoor was launched with that movie, Kamal Haasan sir have worked in Hindi cinema and has given big hits, I have worked with Prabhu Deva. I have been keeping it going”
Adding about south movies making headways and Bollywood is failing to impress, Salman Khan said it is not like that, sometimes movies works and sometimes they don’t, doesn’t mean one could generalize and chalk it up to some formula.
He said, “We all try and give our best, we make films and give it our best, we make films to reach everyone, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. So, there is no formula to this, that this will work 100 percent”
Salman Khan will distribute Hindi version of Vikrant Rona, which is helmed by Anup Bhandari. The film will hit the cinema halls on 28th July 2022.
Meanwhile on the work front, Salman Khan is busy with Tiger 3, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, Godfather, Pathaan and Ved.