Salman Khan and his Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam director Sanjay Leela Bhansali have been in talks for a movie for a long time. After countless speculations concerning their project, things have fallen into the place because the movie maker is ready with the basic script of the movie. As per the media report, SLB has begun working on screenplay too. Reuniting nearly after 20 years, Salman and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are set to project a love story on the silver screen again. "He had discussed the concept with Salman Khan before the release of his last directorial, Padmaavat. Salman Khan is equally excited to collaborate with him. Sanjay has been working on three simultaneously and was in talks with several big actors. He has finally decided to go ahead with this one which will be spearheaded by Salman," a source informed the leading daily.
CEO of Bhansali Productions, Prerna Singh confirmed the news by saying, "Yes, Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are reuniting after 19 years for a love story. Their collaboration is that the best thing that can happen in terms of story-telling." As for the actress and different members of star cast, they'll be signed soon.
The love story will be jointly produced by Salman and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. While the release date is not locked yet, they are eyeing for 2020 release. And if a similar report is to be believed, the film will go on floors within the second half of 2019. Now, this is indeed good news to start your day with, right? Apart from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Salman has worked with SLB in his directorial Khamoshi: The Musical and he did have an extended cameo in Sawaariya that featured Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor.
Salman Khan's film schedule is jam-packed for the next two years. The actor who has signed Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat, Dabangg 3, Kick 2, Sher Khan, and a dance film with Remo D'Souza. The film that will be directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali can be title as "Inshallah" that will reunite Sanjay and Salman after 20 years. It is said that he got the title registered last week with IMPPA. And looking at Bhansali’s working style, he might take six to nine months to complete the final draft of the script, and he may start shooting by next year, after Salman is done with his other prior commitments including his next film, Bharat," says a trade source, adding that if things go as planned, then they might be looking at releasing the film during Eid 2020. So if 2019 is already booked for Salman Khan's Bharat, the actor now even plans to lock the festival in 2o20.