Bollywood Bhai Jaan Salman Khan, who has played cop’s role multiple times onscreen, will once again reportedly be seen as a policeman in his next film with brother-in-law Aayush Sharma. However, this isn’t the best part of the news. Reportedly, Salman Khan will portray a “Sikh cop” in the gangster drama, for which he will even “grow a beard” for real.
Speaking about the film, a source said: “Salman has played cops before but what excited him about this one is that he’s a Sikh cop. He will be growing a beard for real and will wear a turban” and added, “He will undergo multiple look tests next week with his team.” The film yet to be titled.
This is not the first time Salman will play a Sikh cop onscreen. In Samir Karnik’s 2008 directorial ‘Heroes’, the actor played a Sikh Army Officer (in a special appearance) opposite Preity Zinta.
The source also revealed that Salman’s role in the film will be off, “an honest, upright, no-nonsense cop on a mission. “This time around, there won’t be an actress opposite Salman. He is an honest, upright, no-nonsense cop on a mission. However, the hunt is on for a leading lady for Aayush, a gangster on the run. He will sport a rugged look and will bulk up for the role since Salman and he has several confrontations,” said the source.
The film will be directed by Abhiraj Minawala, who also directed Aayush Sharma’s Debut from the film ‘Love Yatri’ for Salman Khan’s production house. The untitled film is expected to go on floor in May this year.