Director dedicates upcoming film 'Sallu Ki Shaadi' to Salman Khan

Film's tagline reads, 'Jab tak Bhaijaan shaadi nahi karenge, main bhi nahi karungu'


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Film-maker Mohammad Israr Ansari says he would like to dedicate his forthcoming film Sallu Ki Shaadi to superstar Salman Khan. "Me and my entire team want Salman Khan to support us. We want to meet him as fans," Ansari said on Friday. The comedy drama's tagline reads: "Until Salman Khan gets married, I won't get married."

Explaining the tagline, the director said: "At the time of my wedding, I did not know whether Salman Khan will get married or not."

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He continued, "But I have interacted with many of his fans and they all have the same thing to say, 'Till Salman Khan doesn't get married, we won't marry'. I have three of my employees saying the same thing."

When asked about dedicating a film to the superstar, he said: "Salman Khan has millions of fans and they all talk about different parts of his life but no one has really thought about his marriage. And even if they did, they just talk about it - no one does anything more than that.

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"I wanted to talk about his wedding and express it directly to Salman Khan. But then I had a better idea... I thought about making a film and putting my views across to him. I am Salman Khan's fan and want to put my request forward which I want him to consider," added Ansari.

The movie also stars Arshin Mehta in the female lead, "I auditioned for the film. The title Sallu Ki Shaadi got me excited. When the director narrated the script to me, I found it really amazing and so, I wanted to be a part of the film," she said.

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The actor continued, "The name of my character is Alia, who is a very big fan of Salman Khan. She is very chubby and has all sorts of problems. One of the problems is that she wants to get married but she wants to marry Sallu."

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The film, which also stars Zeenat Aman, Kiran Kumar and Ravi Pandey, is slated to release on December 8 of this year.

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