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New Delhi, December 20, 2013
First Published: 13:22 IST(20/12/2013)
Last Updated: 18:26 IST(20/12/2013)
Jai Ho: Salman's 'first class' number for common man
When a superstar plays a common man, he's hardly expected to look like one. In Baaki Sab First Class from
, it is the lyrics of the song that speak for the
. Salman, the star does what is expected of him. He grooves in his trademark style, showing off his lucky bracelet.
It is not his performance that packs a punch, rather it's the lyrics (penned by Sajid, Irfan Kamal and Danish Sabri) that do the trick. It might not sound like music (Sajid-Wajid are also the music directors of the film) to the ears, but it sends across the message loud and clear. Sample this:
Kheton mein ab bhi sookha hai,
Mango man apna bhookha hai
Kahte hain India great hai
Yahan betiyaan unsafe hain
Sana Khan rightly said about the movie in one of
: "There are no item songs (in the film). It has a social message about a people's man. It's not a typical Salman Khan movie. People will see a different side to him this time."
is the story of an upright common man who fights a solitary war against corruption and injustice.
a remake of Telugu film Stalin, also stars Tabu, Daisy Shah and Danny Denzongpa, among others.
, directed by Sohail Khan, is scheduled to release on January 24.
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