Salman Khan, who will be playing the role of ‘Prem’ opposite Sonam Kapoor in Sooraj Barjatiya’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, will in fact be returning as the same character name for the 15th time in his film career.
A number of films including Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Judwaa, Biwi No 1 and No Entry among others had Salman as Prem. What’s interesting is that all these films were huge commercial hits for the actor.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ marks Salman Khan’s reunion with his favourite filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya after Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, which was released in 1994. Salman played the role of a shy Prem in HAHK, which had an overwhelming response and went on to become the highest grossing film of the year. Salman’s ‘shyness’ became the trademark of his character and was the most loved by his fans.
Let’s analyze the box office verdict of all the movies in which Salman Khan has played Prem.
Maine Pyar Kiya
Andaz Apna Apna
Hum Aapke Hain Koun
Biwi No. 1
Hum Saath Saath Hain
Chal Mera Bhai
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
So it seems that the character of Prem is very lucky for Salman Khan. But will he be able to deliver another blockbuster with Prem Ratan Dhan Payo? Tell us what you think in the comments section.