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'Tubelight': Kabir Khan reveals reason for signing Shah Rukh Khan for Salman-starrer

Salman Khan's Upcoming Movie 'Tubelight' Created A Buzz In The Tinselvile After Superstar Shah Rukh Khan Was Roped In For A Cameo In The Movie.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 11 May 2017, 07:03:01 PM
Kabir Khan reveals reason for signing SRK for Salman's Tubelight

New Delhi:

Salman Khan's upcoming movie 'Tubelight' created a buzz in the tinselvile after superstar Shah Rukh Khan was roped in for a cameo in the movie. While the news made the audience ecstatic about Karan-Arjun's onscreen reunion after a long hiatus, director Kabir Khan has admitted that their was a special reason for signing SRK for 'Tubelight'.

According to the media reports, the 'Tubelight' director asserted that he signed Shah Rukh for the cameo as his role in the movie needed a superstar. He even lauded King Khan for being kind enough to agree for the movie.

"It was a role screaming for a superstar cameo otherwise I wouldn't have. I find it gimmicky. But when you will watch the film, you will realise the role needed a superstar. We went to him with the role and he was kind enough to agree. It is a brilliant cameo but I can't say much about it because it will take away the joy of seeing it," Kabir Khan had told a leading daily.

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Interestingly, earlier the 'Dilwale' actor had also expressed his desire to collaborate with Kabir Khan for a movie.

"I would love to work with him. I have known him since college days in Delhi. We shot for an advertisement recently and we do speak about ideas. So, if there comes an idea, we both agree upon, I am sure we will collaborate," Shah Rukh was quoted as saying.

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Talking about 'Tubelight', the movie is said to be based on the backdrop of Indo-Sino 1962 war. The movie also stars Sohail Khan, Chinese actress Zhu Zhu and child actor Matin Rey Tangu. 'Tubelight' is slated to release on Eid this year.

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First Published : 11 May 2017, 06:50:00 PM