Salman Khan: I've never done a kissing scene, so how can I ask Sooraj Pancholi - Athiya Shetty to do it?
|SALMAN KHAN, SOORAJ PANCHOLI, ATHIYA SHETTY AT HERO MUSIC CONCERT|
So when we caught up with him at the music concert of HERO, we quizzed him if these stories were true?
Speaking about no kissing scene in HERO, Salman Khan said, “There was no kissing scene in the film. We wanted to put one, but they (HERO leads Sooraj Pancholi – Athiya Shetty) refused.”
Probe him about reports stating that he was the one to say no and Salman says, “I’ve never done a kissing scene, so how can I ask them to do it? And I don’t think Nikhil, Sooraj, Athiya or anyone’s interested. I only think you’re interested, because you’re asking me that question.”
On asking him further about the reason for not putting a kissing scene in HERO, Salman said, “Why do you want someone else to kiss? You should kiss yourself.”
We later asked him the reason for deleting 30 minutes of HERO. To this, Salman Khan said, “Yes that is true. We used Subhash ji’s epic as a storyboard. Bolte hai na ki yaar woh thodi si bees minute kam honi chahiye thi. Toh humne woh bees minute nikaal diye (We say na, that the 20 minutes weren’t needed, so we removed that time), for the betterment of your watching.”
Well, that’s considerate of you Salman Khan. Because nowadays, who even thinks about the audiences?