After delivering back-to-back blockbusters, Salman Khan is writing new rules for his upcoming films. The actor will now pay his producers a fixed sum of money for a project and keep rest of the profts with himself.
“Though many may think that Salman’s decision smells of over-confidence, the new rule makes a lot of sense. One needs to understand, that by agreeing to pay the production costs and a fixed amount to the producers, Salman is taking a huge risk. In case a film fails to generate expected returns, he will lose a lot of money,” a source told Mumbai Mirror.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan
But will this model be profitable to producers? “Over the last couple of years, Salman’s films at an average made around Rs.
140-150 crore. And with this new rule, the producer will stand to get only Rs.
15-20 crore apart from the production costs. A big amount that would have earlier gone to the producers would now be taken by Salman,” the source was quoted by the talboid.
Trade experts however supports Salman's new rule. “If I am not mistaken, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
and even Akshay Kumar
have adopted this model earlier. Then why not Salman?” says Amod Mehra.
“Salman deserves this. Just by agreeing to do a film for any producer, he is doing a big favour," says Taran Adarsh.MORE ON THE REIGNING KHAN
FIRST LOOK: Salman Khan in Son of Sardaar item song
Salman Khan has shot an item number for his friend Ajay Devgn's
upcoming flick Son Of Sardaar. Clad in a brown leather jacket over a Being Human tee, the star looks dapper in a glimpse from the song. READ MORE
Salman Khan's Sher Khan to release on Eid?
Looks like Salman Khan has finalised his Eid 2013 release. It reports are to be believed, Sher Khan which goes on floors by January 2013, will lock horns with Akshay Kumar's Once Upon A Time In Mumbai 2. CLASH OF THE TITANS
Salman Khan cancels shoot for Sridevi
Salman Khan doesn’t care much about attending film premieres. But the actor, who’s currently juggling two shoots — one for Bigg Boss Season 6 at ND Studios in Karjat, and the other for Dabangg 2 in Satara — recently chose to make an exception. READ MORE
'Salman Khan cannot be shown as a loser'
He has never been known to mince words, and tells it like it is. Salim Khan, the handsome son of a high-ranking police officer in Indore, came to Mumbai to act, did not become very successful despite some lead roles, and began writing films as he had a flair for it, beginning with the Ashok Kumar-Jeetendra-Mala Sinha's average success Do Bhai in 1970. INTERVIEW INSIDE
Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar to clash on Eid?
Buzz is that Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are planning to release their films on the same date. And it's none other than the Eid slot they have chosen for their respective films. Salman so far has had four consecutive Eid releases (hits) - Wanted (2009), Dabangg (2010), Bodyguard (2011) and Ek Tha Tiger (2012). SCOOP INSIDE
Salman Khan in Ek Tha Tiger
CHECK OUT: Salman Khan’s new look
Actor Salman Khan was seen sporting a French beard at late politician Vilasrao Deshmukh’s condolence meeting on Friday evening in Mumbai. Rumour has it his new look might be for brother Sohail Khan’s next project, Sher Khan. PIC INSIDE
Stardom is temporary: Salman Khan
It’s been three days since Ek Tha Tiger released, and Salman Khan’s latest action film is already breaking all records. SALMAN SPEAKS
Salman Khan offered Rs. 100 cr for a movie?
Buzz has it that post the record-breaking success of Ek Tha Tiger, Salman Khan has been signed for a whopping Rs. 100 cr by producer Ramesh Taurani. If the report is true, Salman would become the highest paid actor in Bollywood. READ MORE
SALMAN KHAN: Hail Bollywood's new king
Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir have been indomitable rulers of Bollywood for years now. Their unique traits and styles have turned millions of people into their diehard fans. While SRK and Aamir are titled King Khan and Mr Perfectionist respectively, Salman's fans call him Dabangg Khan or Tiger Salman after his superhit films. FEATURE INSIDE
Salman Khan and family