IN PICS: Salman Khan resumes Bajrangi Bhaijaan shooting in Kashmir

  • Toufiq Rashid, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
  • Updated: May 12, 2015 17:34 IST

Salman Khan, who was sentenced to five years' imprisonment by a Mumbai sessions court in the 2002 hit-and-run case which was later suspended by the Bombay high court, will shoot in Kashmir for five days.

Salman Khan arrives in Kashmir to shoot for Bajrangi Bhaijaan. (Photo: Twitter)

The superstar reached Srinagar on Monday after the Mumbai high court suspended his five-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case. According to the film crew, only five days of shooting are left. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is one of the two Salman Khan films which are in the last schedule of shooting. Film trade experts had said that about Rs 200 crore was riding on Salman Khan.

Salman who is on a 40-day schedule in the Valley had left for Mumbai last week leaving a 300 member crew waiting for his return. "There is a lot of happiness in the crew to have Bhaijan back," said a crew member.

Salman Khan poses with his kids in Kashmir while shooting for Bajrangi Bhaijaan.(Photo: Twitter)

Director Kabir Khan announced Salman's return on social media. "@BeingSalmanKhan is back in Kashmir… Last 5 days of shooting left for #BajrangiBhaijaan," Kabir Khan tweeted.

Salman is likely to shoot for the introductory song for Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Selfie song. Remo D'Souza has choreographed the song while Pritam has composed the music.

Salman Khan being escorted by cops in Kashmir where he returns to shoot Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan.(Photo: Twitter)

Kareena Kapoor and Salman earlier worked in Bodyguard, Kyon Ki and Main Aur Mrs Khanna. The principal photography of Bajrangi Bhaijaan began on November 3 last year in Delhi. Parts of the film were also shot with school students in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district. Bajrangi Bhaijaan marks second outing of Salman and Kabir after 2012 superhit Ek Tha Tiger. After wrapping up his Kashmir shooting, the Kick star is expected to be back on the sets of Sooraj R Barjatya's Prem Ratan Dhan Payo with Sonam Kapoor.

Salman Khan waves to fans as he reaches Kashmir to resume shooting for Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan. (Photo: Twitter)

Salman, the samaritan?

The actor, who has been in Kashmir since April 19, has adopted a 75-year-old widow Zaina Begum's family. The family had earlier told Hindustan Times that Salman had promised to take her grandson to Mumbai and also make a house for her. The Dabangg star had already send four truckloads of construction material to Begum's house.

Convicted for ramming his car into a roadside bakery in suburban Bandra in the early hours of September 28, 2002, killing one person and injuring four others.

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