Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan

Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan (transl. Someone's brother, someone's loved one) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Farhad Samji and produced by Salman Khan Films. The film stars Salman Khan, Venkatesh, Pooja Hegde and Jagapathi Babu with an ensemble supporting cast. It is an official remake of the 2014 Tamil film Veeram.

Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan
Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byFarhad Samji
Screenplay byFarhad Samji
Based onVeeram
by Siva
Produced bySalma Khan
StarringSalman Khan
Venkatesh
Pooja Hegde
Jagapathi Babu
CinematographyV. Manikandan
Edited byMayuresh Sawant
Music byRavi Basrur
Production
company
Distributed byZee Studios
Release date
  • 21 April 2023 (2023-04-21)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Principal photography began in May 2022 and ended in December 2022 with filming taking place in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Ladakh. It is scheduled for release on 21 April 2023, coinciding with Eid.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

Director Farhad Samji initially sought to remake the 2014 Tamil film Veeram as Bachchhan Paandey (previously titled Land of Lungi) with Akshay Kumar. However later, he changed the script of Bachchhan Paandey to be the remake of another Tamil film Jigarthanda instead. As Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment held the remake rights of both the films, Samji tweaked Veeram's story and pitched to Salman Khan who accepted the film.[1][2] Later, Nadiadwala walked out of the project and gave the rights to Khan, who then decided to make the film under his banner Salman Khan Films.[3]

The film was announced on 10 January 2020 with the title Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. However, it was later postponed for a longtime and suffered numerous pre-production delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and later it was revived with the reported title Bhaijaan. However, in August 2022, the film's official title was announced as Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.[4]

CastingEdit

In February 2020, Pooja Hegde was signed as the female lead.[5] In December 2021, Venkatesh joined the cast, marking his comeback to Hindi cinema after Taqdeerwala (1995).[6] Jassie Gill, Siddharth Nigam and Raghav Juyal were roped in to play Khan's brothers in the film.[7][8]

Punjabi cinema actress Shehnaaz Gill,[9] South Indian cinema actress Malvika Sharma,[10] newbie Palak Tiwari[11] and boxer-politician Vijender Singh were signed, marking their Hindi film debut with the film. Jagapathi Babu was signed in to play a pivotal role, making it his second Hindi film after Radhe Shyam (2022) which also starred Hegde. Aasif Sheikh was signed in to play pivotal role, Ram Charan was cast for a special appearance.[12][13]

FilmingEdit

Principal photography began on 12 May 2022 in Mumbai.[14] Later in June, the production moved to Hyderabad.[15][16] In August 2022, a song was filmed along with some portions in Ladakh. The shooting of the film was wrapped up by December 2022.[17]

MusicEdit

In June 2022, Bollywood Hungama reported that Ravi Basrur was approached to compose the background score and one song. The source also claimed that Devi Sri Prasad, who was earlier signed for the film, opted out of the project.[18] Prasad, however, denied the rumors, saying that he had already composed a dance number for the film.[19] Himesh Reshammiya, Sajid Khan, Sukhbir, Payal Dev, and Amaal Mallik have been signed to compose songs as well.[20]

ReleaseEdit

The film is scheduled for theatrical release on 21 April 2023, coinciding with Eid. Film will be released by Salman Khan Films, Panorama Studios, Pen India Limited (India). Zee Studios, Phars Film (International).[21]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Not Akshay Kumar's 'Bachchan Pandey' but Salman Khan's 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali' to be remake of Ajith's 'Veeram'?". DNA. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Salman Khan Starrer Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali Will be a remake of This South film". outlook. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Salman Khan to Produce His Upcoming Film Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali: Report". News18. 4 April 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Salman Khan unveils look from his next; reveals title of the film as Kisi Ka Bhai, Kisi Ki Jaan". Bollywood Hungama. 28 August 2022. Retrieved 26 August 2022.
  5. ^ "Pooja Hegde to star opposite Salman Khan in Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali". India Today. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Venkatesh all set to make his Bollywood COMEBACK with Salman Khan". News18. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Jassie Gill and Siddharth Nigam join Salman Khan's 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali': Report". The Times of India. 23 May 2022. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  8. ^ "Raghav Juyal joins the cast of Salman Khan's Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali". The Times of India. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  9. ^ "Shehnaaz Gill to debut in Hindi films with Salman Khan's Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali 30". The Indian Express. 30 April 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  10. ^ "Malvika Sharma joins Salman Khan in his upcoming action-comedy". PINKVILLA. 24 May 2022. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  11. ^ "Palak Tiwari to star in Salman Khan starrer Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali; to be paired opposite Jassie Gill". Bollywood Hungama. 11 June 2022. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  12. ^ "Salman Khan confirms Ram Charan's cameo in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  13. ^ "Salman Khan reveals how Ram Charan came on board for a cameo in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan". PINKVILLA. 1 October 2022.
  14. ^ "Salman Khan begins Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali shoot with an action-packed scene in Mumbai". Bollywood Hungama. 12 May 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  15. ^ "Salman Khan Flying To Hyderabad Today For Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali Shoot Amid Death Threat: Report". News18. 6 June 2022.
  16. ^ "Pooja Hegde, Venkatesh and Jagapathi Babu starts shooting for second schedule of 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali' in Hyderabad - Times of India". The Times of India. 16 June 2022.
  17. ^ "Salman Khan Finishes Shooting For Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, Teases His Look on Instagram". News18. Retrieved 3 December 2022.
  18. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: After parting ways with DSP aka Devi Sri Prasad, Salman Khan ropes in KGF fame Ravi Basrur for background score & a special track for Bhaijaan". Bollywood Hungama. 27 June 2022.
  19. ^ "Devi Sri Prasad: I can sense the vibe of a younger Salman Khan in Varun Dhawan - Exclusive - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  20. ^ https://menglish.tupaki.com/article/Kisi-Ka-Bhai-Kisi-Ka-Jaan-Teaser-Salman-Show-All-The-Way/135860/
  21. ^ Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan (2023) - IMDb, retrieved 23 January 2023

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