Sajid Nadiadwala locks December 30 for Salman Khan’s Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali

Fans will be able to celebrate twice since the film will be released three days after Salman Khan's birthday.

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While there was talk that Salman Khan’s next film will not be released until 2022, he has a surprise in store. Salman Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala have chosen to release the next social comedy Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, directed by Farhad Samji, on December 30, 2022. Fans will be able to celebrate twice since the film will be released three days after Salman Khan’s birthday.

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“Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali is a subject close to heart for both Salman and Sajid. The story is by Sajid Nadiadwala himself, and he along with Salman have been excited to bring this tale of comedy, drama, emotion, action and a subtle social message to the audience for a while now. The pandemic delayed it’s shooting schedule, but with things easing out, the film is all ready to roll,” revealed a source close to the development to Pinkvilla. “Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali is a subject close to heart for both Salman and Sajid. The story is by Sajid Nadiadwala himself, and he along with Salman have been excited to bring this tale of comedy, drama, emotion, action and a subtle social message to the audience for a while now. The pandemic delayed it’s shooting schedule, but with things easing out, the film is all ready to roll,” revealed a source close to the development.

The film will begin shooting in Mumbai in the first week of April. From April to September, it will be a start-to-finish timetable before moving on to post-production.

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“A huge set is being constructed at the helipad in Filmcity. The casting is going on in full swing, so are the music seating,” the source added. Salman Khan, Pooja Hegde, and Venkatesh are among the film’s main characters. Several other actors from the Northern and Southern industries are anticipated to join the cast. It’s a cross-cultural love story with plenty of humor in the plot, as the title and casting suggest. The film was originally scheduled for an Eid 2023 release, however, it has now been pushed back four months to December 30, 2022.


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