Salman Khan is now in a serious race to give meaningful cinema to the industry. The actor wants to up the box office game with his every film and his last films; Sultan and Bajrangi Bhaijaan excellently proved the same. The latest news about Salman will surprise or should we say shock you to no end. According to latest reports, the superstar’s next film is based on Somen Banerjee, a striptease artist. Yes, you heard that right. Salman is desperate to tell the world the story of this Indian man who ran male striptease club in the US. (ALSO READ: Salman Khan Ganesh Darshan: Little Ahil Sharma, celebs gather at Bollywood superstar’s house to celebrate Ganesh Festival 2016)
Bombay Times reported that Salman is excited about this project and has confirmed the news as well. While talking to the daily he said, “A Bengali man, who moved from India to America in the late 60s, struggled and created one of America’s most iconic brands. We are going to tell the story of Somen Banerjee, a man driven by fierce ambition on celluloid.” Wondering is Salman will feature as Somen Banerjee in the film, then let us tell you that he is just producing the film under his banner Salman Khan films.
Amar Butala from Salman Khan Productions also revealed the same in his statement. He says, “The story of Somen Banerjee has all the shades of a gangster film – raw greed, power and violence. We are currently working on the script and the plan is two fold – to produce a feature film and to develop it as a mini series as well.” (ALSO READ: She’s so beautiful: Salman Khan on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil!)
Somen Banerjee is a Bengali immigrant who moved to the US with the dream of making it big in a foreign land. The biopic will begin in Kolkata and then eventually move into the glitzy locales of Europe and Los Angeles. Somen came from a humble background and his father was a printer. It was his desire to live a better life that brought him to America. He lived a dual life and was also known as Steve Banerjee. He is the entrepreneur and founder of Chippendales, a popular night spot best known for its male striptease performances and dancers. The club became a rage in the US back in 70s and 80s.
Salman Khan has decided to take a risk and make a film on the male striptease artist. Do you think his move will be successful? Who according to you will be featured in the lead role? (ALSO READ: Bhaijaan to tie the knot: Why Salman Khan & Iulia Vantur’s marriage is going to be the most happening event of B-town)
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