EXCLUSIVE: Vijayendra Prasad on Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2 with Salman Khan: ‘Story takes 10 year leap”

Salman Khan’s iconic 2015 blockbuster, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, directed by Kabir Khan has accomplished 7 years of its release at present. The story was penned by KV Vijayendra Prasad, who’s presently working on the sequel of this cult traditional. In an unique dialog with Pinkvilla, the ace filmmaker, identified for movies like Eega, Bahubali franchise, RRR amongst many extra, confirmed that the essential idea of Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2 is locked. “I’ve narrated the story define to Bhai and he has beloved it. Now the ball is in his court docket to resolve on timelines,” says Prasad.

The author confirms that the sequel could be a continuation of the primary half.  “Yes, the story takes a 8 to 10 year leap in Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2. I’m hopeful that the sequel will probably be no lesser than the primary half,” he smiles. The sequel is titled Pawan Putra Bhaijaan. Very few know that the ace director, SS Rajamouli, had as soon as expressed his will to direct Bajrangi Bhaijaan. But issues did not actually materialize again within the day. “Before I used to be about to commit the story to Salman Bhai, I narrated it to my son and tears started rolling from his eyes. I requested if I ought to maintain the story for him, however he requested me to provide it away. Once the film was released, he got here to me and mentioned ‘Papa, you requested me on the mistaken time. I used to be capturing the climax of Bahubali 1 and it was  a gittery state of affairs then. Had you requested me 10 days earlier than or later, I’d have directed the film’,” he provides.

Vijayendra Prasad informs that the germ of Bajrangi Bhaijaan got here from a Telugu film, Pasivadi Pranam, fronted by Chiranjeevi. “I like that film. On seeing it, one in all my associates mentioned, let’s make  a film the place the hazard comes from Pakistan and let’s make our hero a Bajrangi Bhakt. Then the story was about our hero going to Pakistan, after which bashing them. We obtained a winner in hand. But my thoughts was not agreeing to it. We needed to do one thing past bashing Pakistan. The intention was to make a film that does not enhance the animosity between the 2 international locations however decreases it,” he shares. 

Vijayendra Prasad indicators off sharing a small trivia about casting for Bajrangi Bhaijaan. He says, “I did not have anybody in thoughts whereas writing the story.. And then, Salman Bhai heard the story and immediately got here on board.” Meanwhile, Salman is at the moment capturing for Bhaijaan, which is gearing up for a December 30 release. He additionally has Tiger 3 up for release through the Eid 2023 weekend. Salman is in talks for No Entry 2, Dabangg 4 and a few movies with filmmakers from the South underneath Mythri Productions. Stay tuned to Pinkvilla for extra updates.

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