Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is getting all buff and brawny for his next big film. The actor, on Monday, made jaws drop as he debuted his bulky new physique in a picture with his fans at his Bandra home.
The actor, who was dressed in a vest, couldn't hide his chiselled biceps as he posed for photos. The pictures gave way to rumours that the actor, who has been maintaining a low profile since the release of his movie 'Tiger 3', has been quietly working behind the scenes on his next big venture titled 'The Bull'.
Directed by Vishnuvardhan, the film is said to have a patriotic theme with Salman is set to play the character of Brigadier Farukh Bulsara. According to reports, the actor was required to undergo a drastic physical transformation to embody his character.
Sources close to the project disclosed that Salman will be playing the real-life hero, the leader of Operation Cactus in 1988 in the Maldives. Backed by Dharma Productions project, filming is scheduled to commence in February.
For his big role, Salman is reportedly undergoing rigorous physical training and dedicating 3.5 hours daily to get under his character's skin. Besides pumping iron and adopting a strict workout routine, Salman has also reportedly changed his diet.
Salman is reportedly going all out for the new film and has also allocated substantial dates for the film which is slated to go on floors in February and extend up to August.
While the release date of 'The Bull' is yet to be finalized, industry expectations point towards an Eid 2025 release.