Salman Khan for the lead role.
A close source has said, "Yes, Subhash ji is planning to remake Hero and has already thought about the actors. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are his first choice of lead role. Salman will play Jackie Shroff and Katrina the role of Meenakshi Sheshadri. The new Hero will be different from the original and will be made for the audience now and will be an up-to-date version. Subhash ji is planning to shoot the film after Yuvvraaj releases at an overseas location and hopes to complete it within 90 days, so that he can release it for end of 2009."
Salman Khan himself has also reportedly talked about it, "I had heard two three scripts before Yuvvraaj. The scripts were good but I couldn't play those characters. I wanted him to make Hero with me but Subhash ji said we would make it later. Then he came up with Yuvvraaj."
On a similar note, Sallu displayed a different kind of heroism when he talked about his hurt over Shahrukh Khan's behaviour.
He said in a tell-all interview, "As soon as Shahrukh left the party, he started calling up the media! I didn't speak till one week after the fight because he was trying to put me in the middle of something which is not cool from any angle! That is the time I stood up and started speaking. There is no reason for disrespect. Everybody messes up. I have messed up also not once but so many times, without any malice, any manipulation or agenda. If things go wrong between two buddies we say 'okay buddy let's hang out together and sort it out' but if you are going to mess up and disrespect me then forget it,"
He's added, "The right side of my head is my heart. I will always do what is right. I am human man! I am trying to be human. I have lots of flaws but I am taking care of that. But there are some things I don't have jealousy, incompetence, insecurity and maliciousness. I don't have a temper either, though I may get angry. And if I am wrong, I have the courage to call up and apologise. Say sorry and I am fine. What I say is what I do. I don't say something and do something else and think of something totally different."
Now after hearing his side of the story straight from the heart, one would in need have to say that this one's a real here, one of a kind in B-Town!