Few months back, the production house Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment had announced the sequel to 2014 hit film Kick starring Salman Khan in the lead role. The film marked the directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala. It was a huge hit and earned over Rs. 230 cr at the domestic box office.
Fans have been eagerly waiting to see Salman Khan back as Devil (his character name in the film) ever since the sequel announcement. While Sajid Nadiawala has been working on the script and fine tuning it, reports surfaced that Rohit Shetty is in talks with the production house to helm the sequel. However the production house has put an end to rumours that started doing the rounds on social media. The production house confirmed on Monday that Sajid Nadiadwala will be directing Kick sequel.
Clearing the air, we strongly deny any reports of association of any other name as the director of Kick 2.— Nadiadwala Grandson (@NGEMovies) June 10, 2019
The next of the franchise, Kick 2 is with Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment & will be directed by Sajid Nadiadwala.
Salman Khan's latest outing Bharat which hit the screens on Eid (June 5) is ruling the domestic box office. The film minted Rs. 150 cr in its extended opening weekend at the box office. Also starring Katrina Kaif, the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial is the story about the journey of a man and nation together.
Salman Khan is also shooting for his cop franchise film Dabangg 3. The actor has already shot some portions. After Dabangg 3, the actor would begin work on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Inshallah which also stars Alia Bhatt in the lead role.