'I'll wait for Salman'

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, March 5 -- Flmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, who recently announced his next as a director with Salman Khan, is ready to keep his film on hold till his hero is ready to shoot. Reason: it was recently reported that the actor's been experiencing a pain in his jaws and may need rest before starting his next, Dabangg 2.

"Salman is the perfect Prem for my story, which I'm still developing. But now, after reading about his health, I'm worried. I don't want to risk his health for my movie," says Sooraj, adding, "I don't mind waiting for him for two to three years if that's what it will take for him to get cured."

The filmmaker had always kept his first-ever Prem in the loop about Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon (2003) and Vivah (2006), where he couldn't cast him as the scripts required younger men for the lead roles. Then, early this year, Sooraj, who is currently