‘My choice of films will never change’ – Salman Khan

‘Pavan Kumar Chaturvedi’, Salman Khan’s much-loved character in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, has deeply touched audiences all over India. The Kabir Khan directed film beautifully portrayed the relationship between an Indian man and a little girl from Pakistan.

Salman himself has admitted that ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ has had a huge impact on his outlook towards life.

The superstar said “This film has changed my outlook towards life. The way I used to see or lead my life before the film is way different from how I perceive it now. I guess I have become a lot calmer with this film.”

However, the actor says that his choice of films will never change.

“I have been there for 27 years and I’ve done almost 50-60 films. Every six-seven years, I have done something like this. So Bajrangi Bhaijaan isn’t new to me. Suddenly, people are like, ‘Oh, Salman did something different’. But they forget that I did a Tere Naam, a Kyon Ki much before. I did a film called Baghban, at the time I was doing some hardcore action films. But that actor was likeable and should be loved. You should play such characters. I have always made those shifts and will continue doing the same.”

“There needs to be variation. Because if I don’t do that, people will again say that Salman is doing the same. I did five action films and they said that. I did a Bajrangi and they stopped. If I do five back-to-back films in the same space as Bajrangi, audiences will again say the same thing.”

The superstar also added that he makes a conscious effort to not bore the audience by making the same kind of films.

“The bigger the hits, the faster you get bored of watching the same type of films. I thought Hum Saath Saath Hain was a much better film than Hum Aapke Hai.. Koun?, but the latter already ran for over four years and then when you watched Hum Saath Saath Hain, you felt, ‘Arre yeh toh dekhi picture hai’.”

Salman’s upcoming films include Sooraj Barjatya’s family drama ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and Yash Raj Films’ 2016 Eid release ‘Sultan’, a fiction film where he plays the role of Sultan Ali Khan.

His mind-boggling success in the last few years can also be attributed to his choice of films, director, production house and the effort that he puts into marketing his films.

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67 Comments

  • DIfference Between SRK’s Movie and any other actor’s Movie is SRK own the Character He played Unlike others U dnt wish anyone else to play

  • salman khan is man with golden heart..and his movies choices are brilliant!!!!!!!
    waiting for PRDP
    400 crore in india sure@@@!!!

  • bajrangi bhaijaan is the top grosser of 2015.without any holiday and free run and bahubali it collect 315cr and 600cr worldwide.so that means excuses are excuses .that nt means it should collect 400cr without bahubali lyk ouatimd.

  • bhai is truly an outstanding superstar. Giving 8 100cr grossers in a row that includes 7 blockbusters is simply incredible.

  • One actor who’s done all genres and given blockbuster loved bajrangi bhaijaan … Action comedy family romantic comedy done all and succeeded… Unlike srk limited himself to romance genre.. Tell me one srk hit movie in comedy action and family oriented movies …

  • Eagerly waiting for All Time Blockbuster Combo Bhaijaan & Sooraj Ji’s PRDP…

    It will wip and rip all existing records by a huge distance…

  • lyk other fans said without clash in second week ce would habe been collected 300crs.now salman fans can say without clash from bahubali (blockbuster)in 1st week bajarangi bhaijan would collection 505 cr domestic.acc to srk fan logic.usually movies collects in first week.nt in 2nd and 4th week.

  • Yes waiting for decade blockbuster prdp n biggest blockbuster sultan…..
    Salman is real king of Bollywood….

  • Salman Bhai is a true Superstar he deseves at Number 01 position.
    Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
    Sultan
    Dabangg-3
    Kick-2

    Good line up for movies.

    I think Prem Ratan will shattered all previous records including Bajrangi Bhaijan and PK both.
    Because Salman Bhai Full n Finally got the trust of Multiplex Audiences all over the world.

    This Diwaaali Tore ge records ke Taaaley Bajrangi Bhaijaan Waaaale.

    For Prem Ratan 350 crore confirmed
    Opening day collections 50 crore + History will be in Bhai Jaan’s feet.

  • Salman alias Mr handsome… U don’t have to say all these dear. We all know your capabilities.i it’s not easy to do 5 back to back movies with same action genre and still make them 100% success ratio in terms of 100 crores. Very bold statement. After Christiano Ronaldo I have not seen any celebrity with so much controversies and negative images but still stands up and prevail and still get either outspoken praises or inner feeling praises from neutral audiences!!
    A real Gem and shaan of btown. Also on of the 3 mega stars we have in hindi cinema today. All the best for prdp!!!!!!!

  • It would be good if he continues working with good directors rather than his useless brothers
    @Shzwzdubai CE MHN K3G even HNY is a superhit

  • PRDP is upcoming 400cr movie and biggest blockbuster of history of Hindi film industry. It will be blockbuster of the year.
    But clash with BM, srk’s Wale will hardly cross 200cr mark.
    Year’s two blockbuster are
    1. PRDP
    2. Bajrangi

  • PRDP is upcoming 400cr movie and biggest blockbuster of history of Hindi film industry. It will be blockbuster of the year 2015.

    But clash with BM, srk’s Wale will hardly cross 200cr mark just like previous film HNY.

    Year’s Two Blockbuster are
    1. PRDP
    2. Bajrangi

  • Dabang 2 released in 3600 screens nd Collected 15.5 CR’s on Christmas holiday ..! Laughing collections

    Brothers in 3500 screens with negativity collected 22 cr on independence day ..!

    Khikhiikhiki
    @Navin chusser nd all lallu fans
    Shame on u nd on ur lallu ..any explanations on this bezzatti nd defeat ?
    Christmas Holiday Ki Bezzatti 😝😝😝😝

  • Yes this is for people who say he hasnt done anything other than masala.. he can talk sense too when he wants too..!! For haters they r jus toddlers in their teens.. havnt seen his stardom in the 90s..!! Love or hate him.. u cant ignore the legend n his rockstar superstardom image which has all the shades of life for real n not manipulative or politically correct!! We tend to like such characters, dnt we??!!

  • @ nipun- baaghban was not your kind of highly educated pogo channel edict who don’t like struggle and stories of struggling persons.

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