It’s official. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has decided to compensate the losses suffered by distributors on ‘Tubelight’, a film that became his biggest box office failure during Eid.
The domestic sub-distributors of the film have suffered heavy losses on ‘Tubelight’, with some of them not even recovering 50% of their investment.
Salman’s father Salim Khan confirmed the decision to compensate, adding that a final decision will be taken after the film ends in run theatres.
“Yes, we have assured them that we will share their losses. There are no two ways about this. There is no doubt we shall compensate them. Ab kitna karenge, woh decide karna baaki hai (How much we compensate is yet to be decided). This can’t be decided in a meeting of just 1 or 2 hours” Salim Khan said.
“Tubelight is still running and paise aa rahen hain (the film is still earning). When it all ends and we look into the final accounts, we will decide how much we can share the losses suffered by the distributors” he added.
The Kabir Khan directed film was expected to collect over 300 crore at the box office, but finished with lifetime business of less than 125 crore.