Salman Khan reclaims Eid slot at the box office next year with ‘Kick’

Salman Khan missed his Eid date with the box office this year, but the superstar is all set to make a come back on Eid next year, with none other than his action flick, Kick.

The directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala, has finalised a release date – July 27. Says Sajid in a statement, “I am ecstatic to be directing Salman Khan, with whom I have shared a very good rapport over the years. Releasing the movie on Eid would be like cherry on the icing, as Salman has already proved his mettle with Eid releases and we hope to recreate the magic with ‘Kick’.”

Salman did not have a release for Eid 2013 as Shahrukh Khan took the date away for Chennai Express. Also, his film ‘Mental’ got delayed and could not be completed to meet the festive date.

The shooting of Kick has already begun in Glasgow. The action flick features Jacqueline Fernandez opposite Salman Khan.

‘Kick’ will be Salman Khan’s 5th Eid release, with ‘Wanted’, ‘Dabangg’, ‘Bodyguard’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ being the previous four.

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