Remember a few months ago Salman Khan opted out of a dance film to be directed by Remo D’Souza about a single dad with two left feet who must learn dancing to join his 9-year old daughter on the floor during a dance competition.
Salman, reluctant to do the role from the start because he felt he couldn’t dance and also because he felt he was too old for the part, took the first opportunity to opt out of the project when producer Ramesh Taurani offered the superstar Khan Race 3. Salman simply cartlifted Remo d’ Souza and offered theSalman-Remo package to Taurani for Race 3.
But if you thought Remo was done with his dance film , you better think again. It is now reliably learnt that Remo would be doing the dance film that he was supposed to do with Salman with a new leading man Varun Dhawan.
Says a source in the know, “When Salman opted out of his dance film Remo d’Souza asked Varun if would do it,Varun happily agreed. They have collaborated very successfully on ABCD2.Another dance film seems just the thing Varun needs to do after the quirky socially relevant October with Shoojit Sircar wraps up this year.”
The source, however, is quick to point out that this is not ABCD3. “This film has nothing to do with the ABCD franchise. Remo designed it for Salman. But Salman was reluctant from the start and had even recommended Varun for the role. ‘This character sounds more like Varun than me,’ Salman pleaded with Remo.”
It looks after Judwaa filling up Salman’s shoes has become a way of life for Varun.