Over the last few days, speculations were afloat that Salman Khan would be working in Sanjay Leela Bhasali’s upcoming project. However, the actor, who is currently busy with the promotions of Tubelight, has put such rumours to rest. Recently, the Bhai of Bollywood said that he is not teaming up with Bhansali for a film any time soon.
Nonetheless, he also said that he is open to the idea of working with the filmmaker again. Asked about if he is doing a film with Sanjay LeelaBhansali, Salman told media here: "It's a rumour... Don't panic. However, after this, if he (SLB) gets any idea, I am open."
The actor has collaborated with Bhansali in the past in successful films like Khamoshi: The Musical and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Recently, the actor launched e-cycles under his Being Human brand on the occasion of World Environment Day. The actor stated that people have some responsibilities towards Earth and this is an effort to contribute towards its well-being.
"Since the time I got into movies, my fans have accepted me... They pay to watch my movies. It's my time to give back to fans," Salman told IANS in an email interview from Mumbai on Monday."We pay our taxes, we pay rent and the most important thing is to pay Mother Earth to live here," added the superstar, said to be Bollywood's highest advance tax payer for the financial year 2016-17.
The actor, once accused of poaching blackbucks near Jodhpur in 1998, said he feels very close to nature. "We come from farm lands, my parents and grandparents. My grandfather is from Jammu. All our meals coming back from school used to come from the fruit-bearing trees in Bandra (Mumbai). So, I have planted fruit-bearing trees in my building and in my farm.
(With IANS Inputs)