After successfully foraying into production, Salman Khan is all set to get into film distribution with his upcoming Eid release Race 3. Salman launched his banner Salman Khan Films with Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan and now, with Race 3, jointly produced by Salman Khan Films headed by Salman’s mother Salma Khan, the superstar will get into distribution. This will be looked into by his father Salim Khan personally.

According to reports, two leading distributors were pitching to bag the distribution rights of the film. However, Salman inked the deal himself, the film’s spokesperson said in a statement. Salman has been excited about the film and he even confessed while interacting with the media that while the genre was new to him, he suggested some changes in the script and when these were considered, he found the revised story as fun and something that he would love to do.

The film’s trailer released last week, and while it has got mixed response, the trade experts are bullish that the film will see a huge opening. The makers also launched the film’s first song “Heeriye”, starring Kick leads Salman and Jacqueline Fernandez and it showcased their chemistry.

Race 3 is an action thriller directed by Remo D’Souza and co-produced by TIPS’ Ramesh Taurani and will hit theatres on June 15. It brings together an interesting star cast comprising Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, Daisy Shah, Freddie Daruwala. Only Anil Kapoor from the first two installments has been brought back in part 3 and among other things in the trailer, Kapoor’s look and dialogues became the talk of the town.