Superstar Salman Khan is celebrating his 52nd birthday today and on this occasion, film producers Bhushan Kumar and Atul Agnihotri have announced that they have joined hands for the superstar’s next film Bharat. Both of them will be bankrolling the project to be be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.
Kumar of T-Series said in a statement: "We have had a long-standing association with Salman Khan from when we acquired the music of 'Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya'. We produced bhai's (Salman's) two other films -- 'Lucky: No Time For Love' and 'Ready', both of which were successful collaborations.
"Atul and I gel well and we decided to join hands on 'Bharat', a human drama that is bound to touch you beyond measure."
Agnihotri, who is also Salman's brother-in-law added: "In life, you just click with some people. Bhushan and I have interacted many times in the past. His sensibility for content matched with ours. So having T-Series on board with us on 'Bharat' was a very smooth and organic process for both of us."
Earlier, Agnihotri produced Salman-starrers like "Hello" and "Bodyguard".
Salman is currently enjoying the success of "Tiger Zinda Hai", also directed by Zafar.
(With IANS Inputs)