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Master of the game! Salman Khan all set to announce two new projects next month

In 2020, things were slow on the professional front for Salman Khan for obvious reasons. But now that he is back in the saddle with Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, the superstar is in no mood to take it easy. Come next month, he will announce two new projects that - along with Maneesh Sharma’s Tiger 3, Farhad Samji's Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, Sajid Nadiadwala's Kick 2 and Sooraj Barjatya's next — will make up his slate for 2021-22.

Following weeks of rumours, the actor's fans will be happy to know that one of the projects indeed is the Hindi remake of Thalapathy Vijay's Master, which released earlier this year. The adaptation of the Tamil hit will be produced by Endemol Shine India and Murad Khetani, in association with Seven Screen Studios that co-produced and distributed the original actioner.

"The Lokesh Kanagaraj-directed venture was shown to Salman earlier this year before the junta curfew was imposed. It revolves around alcoholic professor JD, portrayed by Vijay, who takes up a teaching job at a juvenile home. Salman was excited about the movie and agreed to do it in principle. But things did not progress swiftly due to the lockdown. Now, the producers will meet him again to discuss the minor tweaks in the script, the possible dates for the shoot and the director," reveals a trade source.

Thalapathy Vijay in Master

Khan is also in talks for another action thriller with a leading studio. With this, the superstar will shoulder six big-budget movies over the next 18 months. He is currently enjoying family time at his Panvel farmhouse, before work takes centre-stage. The source adds, "By the month-end, the Khandaan will head to Goa for a vacation. If all goes well, after returning from the holiday, he will announce his new releases. Meanwhile, the producers of the Master remake are scouting for an A-list star who can reprise Vijay Sethupathi’s role and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Salman."

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