Even the very brash Salman Khan cares about superstitions, when it comes to his film release dates.
Having struck gold again and again with his Eid releases so far (Wanted, Bodyguard and Ek Tha Tiger), the Bollywood’s bad boy hopes to continue with the trend with his next in line home production. The actor has blocked the Eid date for 2015 for the release of the film under his signature Being Human banner.
The movie due to be released on Eid 2015, under the Being Human production is being directed by Kabir Khan and will also have Salman starring in it. The tussle of dates between producers, earlier, would be for an auspicious Diwali release. But following the Salman’s successful hat-trick with Eid releases, the game is said to change at the box office.
Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, ‘ Kick’ is also set to release on Eid 2014. However, Salman Khan is in no mood to hand over his lucky charm. The actor has reportedly booked the Eid dates for the next two years.Shah Rukh Khan also took some luck for himself by releasing his last film ‘Chennai Express’ on the desirable day. the movie undoubtedly sailed into the Rs. 200 crore club.
However, Eid dates have become synonymous with Salman Khan blockbuster films.Salman’s next upcoming film, ‘Jai Ho’ which is directed by brother Sohail Khan, is set to release on the Republic Day next year, although the Wanted actor continues to have a love affair with Eid.