Actor Salman Khan has turned producer with the film Hero. Sooraj, the son of actor Aditya Pancholi will be making his Bollywood debut with this film. As per reports, Salman Khan wanted to complete the shooting of the film before deciding the release date of the film.
Sources close to Salman said, "Salman had called a meeting with
the director Nikhil Advani and others concerned, last week to
decide on a release date. However, it was decided that no release
date would be decided until the film's climax was shot."
Film is the remake of Subhash Ghai's film Hero. Sooraj
Pancholi is paired opposite Athiya Shetty, daughter of Sunil
Nikhil Advani is directing the film which is expected to release
in the early 2015. These days most of the filmmakers lock the
release date of their films before completing the shoot, but Salman
has decided to announce the release date after completing the
shooting of the film.
Salman's decision of not announcing the release date before
completing the shooting has come as a change when most of the
filmmakers lock the dates for their films much in advance.
For example, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has announced the
release date of his film Bajirao Mastani. Bhansali said
that Bajirao Mastani will hit the threatres on December
25, 2015. However, the shooting of the film is yet to
Not only Bhasali, but filmmaker Karan Johar also announced the
release date of his film Shuddhi even before finalizing
the cast of the film.