'Salaam-e-Ishq' to be released as six films

By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) In what will decidedly qualify as a first ever experiment in cinema, Nikhil Advani's segmented love saga "Salaam-e-Ishq" will now be divided into six separate stories, with each plot treated as an individual, self-contained film.

This more viewer-friendly version of the episodic film will conclusively illustrate the fact that the fragmented format doesn't work in India.

Commenting on this, Advani told IANS: "I'd have to go with that. Going by the track record for films with different sub-plots including mine, we can assume audiences will like to see one plot within one feature. So many people have told me they'd have liked to s