May 13 : Salman Khan has finally commenced shooting for the much-awaited film, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, in Mumbai today. Helmed by Farhad Samji, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali stars Salman Khan, Pooja Hegde and Venkatesh in pivotal roles.
Reportedly, Salman started shooting at a location in Vile Parle on Thursday. The shoot will continue for 10 days. A set-up of a metro train has been created inside a factory, and an action scene will be shot.
The film is about a cross-cultural love story, with dosages of comedy, romance, and action. Produced by Salman Khan Films, the movie is slated to hit theatres on December 30, 2023. It is reported that Salman wants to launch the film on a large scale and take things to the next level. The actor will reportedly shoot the action scenes first. Some stunts, designed by a team from South, and the use of VFX are also involved.
Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali also features Aayush Sharma, Raghav and Zaheer Iqbaal. In an official statement, Aayush expressed his excitement about being a part of the film. “Yes, I am a part of the film and I’m looking forward to experimenting with my cinematic aptitude with this project. From a romantic drama to an action film and now a family drama, I’m grateful for how my innings in the film industry have panned out. I’ve never wanted to limit my creative aesthetics to one genre and my creative aptitude has always been a reflection of versatility and diversity. Going forward I’d love to explore newer genres and newer formats that leverage my innate authenticity and passion for the performing arts,” he said.
Recently, it was reported that TV actor Shehnaaz Gill, who had participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 in 2019, will debut in Bollywood with Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. Shehnaaz will reportedly be seen opposite Aayush in this film. Aayush will play an important role in the forthcoming film.
After a schedule of 10 days shoot in Mumbai, Salman Khan will jet off to Dubai for IIFA Awards. He will then resume shooting from the first week of Juneat Mehboob Studios in Mumbai.