Previous Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, recently uncovered that if a biopic was ever to be made about his life, he’d want Salman Khan to play the lead.
Shoaib Akhtar “If ever my biopic is made, I want Salman Khan to play the lead in it”, he tweeted
Akhtar has long been an admirer of Salman Khan, considering the number of events he has praised the Bollywood star.
In 2016, he met Khan in Dubai and tweeted a picture saying, “I really enjoyed my time with Salman Khan in Dubai. Great work is being done by his Being Human foundation.”
In 2018, Khan was convicted in the blackbuck poaching case and sentenced to a five-year jail , along with a fine of Rs 10,000.
On Salman Khan sentenced to jail shoaib expressed his sorrow in his tweet, “Really Sad to see my friend Salman khan sentenced for 5 year But the Law must take its course & we got to respect the decision of honourable court of India but i still think punishment is to harsh but my heart goes to his family & fans ..
Am sure he will out soon..”
This isn’t the first run through, Shoaib Akhtar has revealed his desire for Salman Khan to play him in a biopic. In 2016, he talked about something very similar during a meeting.He said it is “Up to his fans and movie producers to choose whether a film dependent on his life ought to be made or not. In any case, I would need Salman Khan to assume his job in the biopic.”
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