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|
|Directed by||Farhad Samji|
|Screenplay by||Farhad Samji|
|Produced by||Salma Khan|
|Edited by||Mayuresh Sawant|
|Music by||Ravi Basrur|
|Distributed by||Zee Studios|
- Salman Khan as Bhaijaan
- Pooja Hegde
- Jagapathi Babu
- Jassie Gill
- Raghav Juyal
- Siddharth Nigam
- Bhumika Chawla
- Aasif Sheikh
- Shehnaaz Gill
- Abhimanyu Singh
- Vijender Singh
- Abdu Rozik
- Malvika Sharma
- Palak Tiwari
- Ram Charan in a cameo appearance in a song
- Yo Yo Honey Singh in a cameo appearance in a song
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. 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.
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.
In February 2020, Pooja Hegde was signed as the female lead. In December 2021, Venkatesh joined the cast, marking his comeback to Hindi cinema after Taqdeerwala (1995). Jassie Gill, Siddharth Nigam and Raghav Juyal were roped in to play Khan's brothers in the film.
Punjabi cinema actress Shehnaaz Gill, South Indian cinema actress Malvika Sharma, newbie Palak Tiwari 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.
Principal photography began on 12 May 2022 in Mumbai. Later in June, the production moved to Hyderabad. In August 2022, a song was filmed along with some portions in Ladakh. The shooting of the film was wrapped up by December 2022.
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. Prasad, however, denied the rumors, saying that he had already composed a dance number for the film. Himesh Reshammiya, Sajid Khan, Sukhbir, Payal Dev, and Amaal Mallik have been signed to compose songs as well.
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).
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