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Behind the scenes of Salman's Tubelight

Last updated on: June 22, 2017 15:33 IST

A trip to the busy and starry sets of Tubelight.

Are you ready for Salman Khan's Tubelight?

Directed by Kabir Khan, the film is set against the backdrop of the 1962 India-China War, and revolves around an Indian soldier who falls in love with a Chinese girl (here's a look at Salman's new heroine Zhu Zhu).

Shah Rukh Khan has a cameo in the film, please scroll down to see his look.

The film also stars Salman's brother Sohail Khan and the adorable Matin Rey Tangu, all of five years old.

A look at behind-the-scenes pictures, shared on Instagram by Salman, Kabir Khan, producer Amar Butala.

 

Kabir Khan assures Matin as Salman gets into character.

Enjoying an ice cream.

The film has been shot in Ladakh and Manali.

 

Since the film is set during the India-China War, more than 600 actors were cast to play soldiers.

 

Discussing the scene.

Kabir Khan directed Salman earlier in Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

The script required untouched locations at a high altitude and challenging weather conditions.

Enjoying the view.

Salman takes a moment off as the crew set up the next shot.

 

Salman seems to have gotten closer to SRK, giving his fellow superstar a shoutout while riding past Mannat, Shah Rukh's beachfront mansion (watch the video here).

 

Enjoying the wonderful view.

Will Zhu Zhu be the Next Big Thing in Bollywood?

Salman signs autographs.

Salman and Sohail take a sneak peek at the goings-on.

Tubelight will be Om Puri's final film.

Tubelight, in sepia.

Kabir keeps a eye on the set.

Salman charms the locals.

Kabir takes a selfie with the crew.

Last minute discussions.

The camera chases Salman.

Photographs: Kind courtesy Salman Khan, Kabir Khan/Instagram

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