Salman Khan to play villain in Race 3: Shooting starts in October with dance song in Mumbai
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will play a role with “completely grey” shades in Race 3, his next after Tiger Zinda Hai. Producer Ramesh Taurani confirmed it and stated that the actor’s stylish negative character will appear more attractive to the audience than his heroic roles.
“Yes, Salman’s character is completely grey in Race 3 and it’s an extremely slick, stylish and exciting one – something he has not done before. The Race franchise always has grey characters in them – we are just continuing with that. Like Saif in Race or Race 2.” said Ramesh Taurani.
Taurani also confirmed that the film will feature Jacqueline Fernandes as the female lead of Race 3. While news is that the makers approached Amitabh Bachchan to join the cast.
Saif Ali Khan’s reaction to Salman Khan replacing him on Race 3
Insiders reports claimed that the makers also was in talks with Saif Ali Khan to be a part of Race 3. However, the Chef actor refuted them saying the following.
“Ramesh ji (Taurani) told me about this last year that he wants to make Race 3 but as a new movie, with a new cast. We spoke about it and I love Ramesh ji. Who better than Salman Khan for this? I wish both of them luck. But I haven’t been approached.”
Daisy Shah as another leading lady of in Race 3?
Daisy Shah’s name has been coming out as the second heroine of Race 3. The Jai Ho actress opened up on this matter quoting,
“I am as aware of this as much the media is. Back when ‘Jai Ho’ was released, I spoke to Ramesh sir. He had considered me for a role in Race 3… if people think that I am doing Race 3, then I really hope it happens soon.”
Race 3 release date and shooting details
Race 3 go on floors next month, after Salman wraps up the final schedule of Tiger Zinda Hai. The first schedule will start with Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez shooting for a dance song at Film City, Mumbai. Ramesh Taurani confirmed that the action thriller will release on Eid 2018.