MUMBAI: Sajid Nadiadwala, who has produced over a dozen
films with various top stars and given break to some
new directors, will wield the megaphone for his next
will star Salman Khan in the lead, while the other star
cast yet to be finalised.
who started out as a production assistant in his Uncle
Habib Nadiadwalas production company over 30 years
back, turned producer in late 80 with Zulm Ki Hukumat
starring Dharmendra and Govinda. The film, which faced
a lot of hurdles, finally saw release in 1992. After
braving some setbacks in his early productions, he finally
saw his first hit, Jeet in 1996 followed by Judwaa the
very next year.
then Nadiadwala has produced 14 films with
a tremendous success ratio as well as establishing
his banner, Nadiadwala Grandson, as one of
the top three independent production houses
in the Hindi film industry.
When asked what made him take this decision,
Nadiadwala attributes it to Salman Khan who
first made this suggestion almost 10 years
back and has been doing so often. "I
am now ready to take the plunge," he
For Nadiadwala, who has produced five films
with Salman Khan and is known to be actively
involved in all aspects of his home productions,
turning to direction was inevitable and a
matter of time.