With Tubelight, Kabir Khan is working with Salman Khan on their third movie after Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Kabir Khan: Relationship with Salman Khan has evolved over time
Mumbai - 26 May 2017 11:50 IST
Filmmaker Kabir Khan, whose upcoming film Tubelight is based on the India-China war of 1962, said the political issues in the movie are still relevant.
Speaking at the trailer launch of the film in Mumbai on Thursday, the director said his relationship with Salman Khan has evolved over time.
On being asked the reason behind choosing India-China war as a background to the film, Kabir Khan said: "The political issues the story deals with, are still relevant. In 1962, there was a border conflict between India and China. We are still dealing with some of them."
He was present at the trailer launch along with Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and music director Pritam.
Since Kabir Khan is working with Salman Khan on their third movie after Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, he said: "It is great that I have got a chance to work with one of the biggest superstars of the country but I also managed to do three very different films, that is important. Our relationship has evolved with time and we understand each other better."
On Bahubaali 2 breaking records at the box office worldwide and the pressure, Salman Khan said: "I do not have much pressure but I am sure the producer has it! Every film has its destiny, so it is great that Bahubaali 2 did phenomenal at the box office, let's see, even our film has its destiny!"
Tubelight is slated to be released on 23 June.