B-town hunk Salman Khan shelves ‘Dabangg 2’ for ‘Sher Khan’

Updated: May 12, 2011, 09:02 AM IST

Spicezee Bureau

Mumbai: Caught between brother Arbaaz and Sohail, Salman Khan finally decided to go ahead with latter’s film ‘Sher Khan’ ahead over Arbaaz’s much awaited ‘Dabangg 2’.

Apparently, Salman was caught in a dilemma for he had to choose one of his filmmaker brothers. The actor was slated to work with Arbaaz on ‘Dabangg 2’ and Sohail on ‘Sher Khan’. However, Salman could accommodate only one of the two flicks in 2011.

After much thought, Salman gave a green signal to Sohail`s jungle adventure ‘Sher Khan’. As a result, Arbaaz`s ‘Dabangg 2’ has been shelved till June 2012.

Talking to a daily, when enquired about Salman’s decision, a source said, “Right now Salman has to start shooting for YRF`s film, which will be directed by Kabir Khan. His schedule is currently choc-a-bloc. ‘Sher Khan’ has developed very well in terms of the script and so he is very excited to play the lead character.”

Given the fact that Arbaaz’s ‘Dabangg’ was a super duper hit, many people in the industry are surprised by Salman’s pick. However, a source close to the actor said, “Well, that`s the schedule for now.”

Interestingly, Salman`s this decision comes as a big blow to Arbaaz and Sonakshi’s hopes, who were desperately waiting to get started with the shooting of ‘Dabangg 2’.

Well, that’s how Salman Khan is!