Ever since Race 3 has been announced, the movie has been hitting spotlight for one or the other reason. Everyone is aware that Salman Khan has been roped in to play the lead. Sources have said that in the third part of the Race franchise, the villain will play an important part. So when Salman’s name was announced everyone thought he will essay the role of a baddie.
They also thought that he would be perfect for the role since he has never played one. However, the Sultan of Bollywood has said no to the antagonist’s role and would be interested in playing a protagonist even if the role is not that impactful then the antagonist’s role. “Salman said no to the villain’s role in Race 3.The role has now gone to his friend Aditya Pancholi,’ revealed a source.
This is not the first time that Salman has denied playing a baddie. He was previously offered a negative role in Abbas-Mustan’s Baazigar which he turned down. The role eventually went to Shah Rukh Khan which got him the needed recognition. Salman has constantly said no to villainous roles as he does not want to set a bad example in front of his fans. Race 3 is directed by Remo D’Souza, who has replaced the original director duo Abbas-Mustan.
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