We are proud of Sal­man: So­hail

So­hail also says that as a film­maker he has learnt from the fail­ure of his last film Freaky Ali

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - City - - Entertainment - Shreya Mukherk­jee shreya.mukher­jee@hin­dus­tan­times.com

Ac­tor-film­maker So­hail Khan (above) finds his brother, ac­tor Sal­man Khan, ex­tremely hard-work­ing.

“My fa­ther (Salim Khan) says that in In­dia and the world there can only be one Sal­man Khan. We’re proud of him. He’s hard­work­ing and we wish that he con­tin­ues his good run through­out,” says So­hail.

The film­maker nowa­days is in an in­tro­spec­tive mode. Freaky Ali, his last project as a di­rec­tor, didn’t do well and ac­cord­ing to So­hail, he is fig­ur­ing out the rea­son be­hind the fail­ure.

“Freaky Ali’s fail­ure was a learn­ing.”

“As mak­ers, we thrive for good and hit films,” he added.

“A hit film is a good film and a flop film is a bad film. Like suc­cess, we must ac­cept our fail­ures too. You make a film for the au­di­ence and if they haven’t then some­thing must have gone wrong. Hon­estly, I’ve lacked in Freaky Ali and I’m try­ing to cor­rect the mis­takes in my next projects,” he says.

Prais­ing ac­tor Nawazud­din Sid­diqui, who played the lead in the film, So­hail adds, “But I must con­fess that I had a won­der­ful time work­ing with Nawaz. He’s a fab­u­lous ac­tor who knows what is re­quired out of him. I’d love to work with him again.”

Mean­while, So­hail has fin­ished shoot­ing his next film star­ring Sal­man and is busy script­ing two films.

Ask him about the cur­rent trend of biopics, he says, he’d love to do it and adds, “Biopics aren’t easy. You need to get into the skin of the char­ac­ter to avoid mis­takes.”

THE FILM­MAKER NOWA­DAYS IS IN AN IN­TRO­SPEC­TIVE MODE; FREAKY ALI, HIS LAST PROJECT AS A DI­REC­TOR, DIDN’T DO WELL.

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