Salman Khan refuses to kiss Alia Bhatt, opts out of ‘Inshallah’


Superstar Salman Khan still maintains the no-kissing policy. He opted out of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Inshallah' for this very reason. The script demands the ‘Sultan’ actor to kiss Alia Bhatt which he totally refused.

On opting out of ‘Inshallah’, the actor said, “Sanjay was a friend even before we started working on Khamoshi. He had come to meet me through Manisha Koirala. After that, we collaborated on Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. When he came to me with this film, I liked it and we decided to work together again. One thing I can say is that Sanjay won’t do gaddaari with his film. I want him to make the film he wants to make. Nothing changes between us as friends and I’m sure nothing has changed in Sanjay’s heart for me. I’m extremely close to his mother (Leela) and sister (Bela). I wish him all the best. He and I will still work in future on a film, Inshallah.”

The film was shelved days ago it was supposed to go on floor. A source added, “Salman wanted to change the fabric of the film. While he was happy with the first hour of the story, he had requested Bhansali to rework the rest of the script, especially the climax. Even as the production team set up the first day’s shoot, the two couldn’t agree on the narrative. Bhansali wanted it to be a love story, and Salman could only envision it as a typical Eid potboiler, in which romance is one of the elements. Bhansali respects his actors, and their suggestions are welcome, but not if they aim to alter the narrative. Hence, he took the decision to shelve the film.”

Meanwhile, after Salman Khan walked out of the movie, Hrithik Roshan or Shahrukh Khan are being considered for the male lead of 'Inshallah'.

However, no formal announcement is made.