Akshay Kumar replaces Shah Rukh Khan in Salute
Actor Shah Rukh Khan has recently finished his upcoming film Zero movie shooting. The actor was in the US for Zero movie climax scene shooting. Earlier, there are reports that Shahrukh will start Salute movie shooting once he completes Zero movie shooting. However, according to current reports, Akshay Kumar has replaced Shah Rukh Khan in the film.
If the source is trustworthy, Aditya Chopra’s banner Yash Raj Films had offered two films to Raees Actor Shah Rukh Khan and Shahrukh denied both of the films. Reportedly, Akshay Kumar replaces Shah Rukh Khan in both of the projects. In which one of the films is Salute, which was first offered to Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan and later the film went to Shah Rukh Khan and he denied the film. However, there is no official confirmation yet.
According to the media reports, Shimit Amin, who earlier directed Chak De India, was working on a periodic film, considering the ZERO actor Shah Rukh Khan as the lead hero. But now, Akshay Kumar replaces Shah Rukh and play the lead role. There are also reports that Akshay has given a nod for both of the projects, but nothing is confirmed yet.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar is currently gearing up for the release of his film Gold, while, Shahrukh’s ZERO is all set to release on this December.