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Salman Khan to reunite with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for 'Inshallah', co-stars Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt would be working with Khan and Bhansali for the first time in her career. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 19, 2019, 12.04 PM (IST)

Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali created magic together on the big screen two decades ago in 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'. The two unite once again for new film 'Inshallah' which also stars Alia Bhatt. 

Speculations around Bhansali's next project has been rife for some time. On Tuesday, Khan took to Twitter to confirm the news and wrote, " It’s been 20 years but I am glad Sanjay and I are finally back in his next film, Inshallah. Looking forward to work with Alia and inshallah we will all be blessed on this journey." 

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The film will mark the fresh pairing of Alia Bhatt and Salman Khan although it isn't clear yet whether the two have been paired romantically in the film. 
Alia took to her Instagram to announce her new film and wrote that how she had met Bhansali for the first time as a 9 year old and hoped to be cast in a film directed by him. Alia wrote, "I was 9 when I first walked into Sanjay Leela Bhansali's office, all nervous and hoping and praying that I would be in his next film. It's been a long wait.  Dream with your eyes wide open they say & I did. Sanjay Sir and Salman Khan are magical together & I can't wait to join them on this beautiful journey called 'Inshallah'." 

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The development came almost a month after Prerna Singh, CEO of Bhansali Productions, revealed Khan will star in Bhansali's next venture.

The filmmaker made his directorial debut with 1996's 'Khamoshi - The Musical', which starred Khan, Manisha Koirala and Nana Patekar. The actor went on to feature in the director-producer's classic 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' in 1999 opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ajay Devgn.
Khan also made a cameo in Bhansali's 'Saawariya', which launched Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor.