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Salman Khan: Sohail Khan was the best choice for Tubelight

Kabir Khan believes that casting Sohail as Salman's brother will help in establishing their bond instantly. 

Keyur Seta

The audience was in for a surprise when they came to know that Sohail Khan will be making a comeback and playing an important part in Kabir Khan’s Tubelight. Salman Khan, who plays the lead, believes Sohail was the best choice for the role due to one particular reason. 

“There was no better choice than Sohail for this film because we are brothers (in real life), so we understand each other well,” said the Sultan actor in the making of Tubelight, which was recently released. 

For Kabir, this seems to be a shortcut to establish the bond between the two characters. “The moment you see them on screen, for our audiences you don’t need to spend screen time establishing the fact that these are brothers. You know, one shot and the audience is already believing that these two are brothers and very close to each other,” he said. 

Sohail also has an explanation on his casting. “Salman bhai mentioned to me regarding Tubelight. They wanted someone who didn’t probably play the character of his brother but who felt the character of his brother,” he said. 

Sohail’s last released film was Anil Sharma’s Veer in 2010. Incidentally, that film also saw him play Salman’s on-screen brother. 

Watch the making video: