JAI HO: NOT JUST A  POTBOILER
JAI HO: NOT JUST A  POTBOILER

Salman Khan, who is one of the biggest brands in Bollywood today, does not need anything other than his name to make a film a raging hit at the box office.

He has such a vast loyal fan base that anything he does becomes not just a trend outside the industry but inside it as well.

When Salman started exploring the masala genre with films like WANTED, BODYGUARD, DABANGG, others followed it with ROWDY RATHORE, SINGHAM and more…so much so that Salman himself has voiced his concerns that this genre may die out very soon as it has been over explored and has become repetitive.

His upcoming film JAI HO is one of the much awaited films of 2014. Salman loyalists are waiting to see the man in action after a long time as 2013 didn’t see any Salman release.

Salman has been ruling the masala entertainer genre for quite a while but JAI HO, he feels, is different. Khan believes that JAI HO cannot be put in the masala entertainer genre as the format of the film is unique and is unlike what he has been doing in his earlier films.

Salman is rather protective and nervous about this film, as this happens to be his favourite film. His rationale? “It is said that the most favourite film of the actor hasn’t worked, so that fear is also there. So far it’s not happened with me, but there will be a time that it will happen.

I hope this doesn’t happen with me with this film, because I really like it. The film has a lot of action, comedy, romance etc, and yet is not in the same format as my earlier films,” said Salman.

JAI HO is directed by Sohail Khan and is the remake of the Telugu film STALIN. It stars Tabu, Suniel Shetty, Danny Denzongpa, newcomer Daisy Shah, Sana Khan and others with Salman Khan.

Khan’s films are known for their action sequences and we all know that he underwent a surgery recently and was not advised to do action ever. In spite of all the health conditions, Salman has been a professional and has delivered what his audience expects from him.

“I have been going through huge problems trying to do all that (action). At 48, to move from EK THA TIGER, to DABANGG, to all these films, the action is on a different level. There is a lot of physical action and I am still doing it despite not being allowed to. They are paying for the film… so we are doing as much as we can do,” said Salman. Truly heroic, our man, Salman!

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