Subhash Ghai set to direct Salman Khan, again

Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) After the box office dud "Yuvvraaj", Subhash Ghai is gearing up to team up with Salman Khan after five years and says he will direct the Bollywood superstar again in his next venture.

"We have committed for a film, but right now he is busy with some other projects. We will sit down together and talk about it soon. I will be directing Salman Khan in my next film," Ghai told IANS.

The filmmaker, who has given the rights of his 1983 blockbuster "Hero" to Salman, says the 47-year-old is family for him.

The director of hits like "Karz", "Saudagar" and "Khalnayak", said: "Salman is a family to me. He said he would like to remake my film and I said go ahead. He said how much should I pay you and I told him, you just make the film. It's very simple."

"Hero" is still remembered for it songs "Lambi judai" and "Nindya se jaagi bahaar".

Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Sheshadri played the lead roles in the original, while Aditya Pancholi's son Sooraj and Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya are expected to feature in the remake.