April 2017 is one of the most awaited months for Salman Khan fans as they will finally get to see the first look and trailer of his much awaited Eid 2017 release – Tubelight. The shooting of the film is already over and director Kabir Khan has been busy wrapping up the post production edits of the film. Recently in an interview he revealed that the entire team of Tubelight is trying hard to release the trailer and first look of the film soon. He was also sure that Salman fans would love the film.
Tubelight has generated much anticipation amongst fans more so since there is very little known about Salman’s character. In the film, which is a historical war drama based around the 1962 Sino-Indian War, Salman Khan is said to be playing the titular role. He is called Tubelight since he is slow at grasping things. But though a war film, Tubelight is majorly a love story. Salman Khan’s character, a mentally deficient man from India, falls in love with a girl from China. The film is a tale of love and loss where the characters go through varied emotions.
No wonder then, the atmosphere on the sets was an emotionally charged one. In fact, during the shoot of one of the scenes, Salman had an emotional outburst much to the surprise of all the cast and crew members. A source from the film exclusively shared with India.com the details of this emotional scene in Tubelight that had lead star Salman Khan tear up uncontrollably. (ALSO READ: Salman Khan’s Tubelight is already a HIT, here’s how)
The source revealed, “It was an emotional situation filmed on Salman and his little co-star Matin (Rey Tangu). Both the actors were also required to cry during the shot as it showed emotions like pain and disappointment. It came out well in the very first take and when the director said cut, Salman was still seen overwhelmed.” The source further said that while everybody initially thought that the star is just in the moment, the crew soon realized that Salman is having difficulties in holding his tears back. (ALSO READ: After Tiger Zinda Hai, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif to star together in this film)
The director Kabir Khan, though looked concerned did not panic since he knows Salman and he knew that the superstar has just had an emotional outburst. Also, the scene revolved around how lives, especially that of children, changes drastically and for the worse at times of war. The source shared, “Kabir Khan has worked with Salman earlier as well and he knows his actor inside out. While Salman looks like a tough guy, Kabir knows how sensitive he is as a person. He knows that Salman cries easily but it is difficult for him to control himself and stop immediately. He let the star take a break and retire to his vanity van for a few minutes before taking the next shot.” (ALSO READ: Confirmed! Katrina Kaif is NOT a part of Salman Khan’s Tubelight!)
Salman Khan has been on a roll of late. His performances in Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan have been superlative and with this piece of news from the sets of Tubelight, we are sure that Salman will impress yet again! The film is slated for an Eid 2017 release.