Salman Khan is back with his jalwa to break the records of Box Office. The second sequel of Race that stars the top actors of the Bollywood – Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem, Freddy Daruwala in pivotal roles. The earlier sequels of Race featured Saif Ali Khan under the direction of Abbas-Mustan. However, this time the makers of Race franchise replaced the director and actor. Ace choreographer and director Remo D’Souhavehas been roped in to direct Race 3.
Even-though, the movie is produced by producer Ramesh Taurani’s Tips Industries, Salman Khan has also invested in the movie. Salman Khan has reportedly eyeing ‘Race 3’ a whopping Rs 150 crore satellite deal. As per the reports says, Salman Khan will be taking a percentage from film’s profit and the earnings from the satellite rights. However, an official confirmation is yet to come.
The source said, “There were four top contenders – Fox Star Studios, Reliance Entertainment (a division of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group), Yash Raj Films and Eros International. Buzz is that Eros has made an outstanding offer to Salman Khan (co-producer) and Ramesh Taurani – something which is almost impossible to refuse.
“Eros has offered the producers a whopping Rs.190 (approx) which consists of Rs.160 MG (Minimum Guaranty Basis i.e. outright sale) to acquire the worldwide distribution rights of the film (except China) and Rs.30 crore (PN&A).
“While one has heard that YRF and Fox have bowed out of the match, Aditya Choksi from Reliance is still in talks with the producers. But Reliance might find it hard to match the offer and everyone in trade is talking of how Eros appears to have clinched the deal. Once both parties (Salman, Taurani and Eros) sign on the dotted line within the next few days, they will make an announcement,” added the source.
The latest update is that Eros has offered the producers a staggering Rs 190 crore. By looking at before release craze of fans for Race 3, it seems to be another huge budget blockbuster hit for Salman Khan. The earlier sequel of Race has got a box-office collection of 1.62 billion ( 162 crore). As per the present scenerio, race 3 may collect about thrice of its the previous collection on box-office. The movie will hit the screens on June 15. The cast recently finished shooting for the action-thriller.