When Akshay Kumar Tried Cutting Salman Khan From Jaan-E-Mann
Akshay Kumar Once Shared He Wanted To Cut Salman Khan’s Role In Jaan-E-Mann ( Photo Credit – Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan / Instagram; Poster from Jaan-E-Mann )

Two hero films in Bollywood get a lot of attention and over the years such films have done great business. Akshay Kumar who is known to work in multiple films each year and donning different characters once shared screen space with Salman Khan. The two superstars starred together in the 2006 romantic film Jaan-E-Mann and in one of the interviews Akshay had revealed he tried to cut Khan’s role from the film.

The romantic musical film was the directorial debut of Shirish Kunder and it also features Preity Zinta as the leading lady.

Reportedly, back in the day, the Atrangi Re star was called ‘editor Akshay Kumar’ as he was known to chop off his co-stars’ roles. During the release of Jaan-E-Mann, Akshay in an interview with a leading media portal revealed that he tried cutting Salman Khan’s role from the film but he couldn’t. Scroll down below to know why he didn’t.

Akshay Kumar told Hindustan Times, “I did try to cut Salman’s role but he is too good in the film which made it difficult for me to play an editor. Salman Khan is at his best in Jaan-E-Mann.”

Before the release of Shirish Kunder’s directorial, there were reports that there was a cold rivalry between Akshay and John Abraham. As the Dhoom star wasn’t happy with the outcome of his character in Garam Masala. It was said that the actor was upset with the Sooryavanshi actor because he chopped off his scenes.

Later when a news portal reached out to Akshay Kumar, the actor told DNA, “I don’t believe it. Every time someone says I have had their role cut, they end up doing another film with me. I refuse to believe that John is unhappy with the role because he hasn’t told me anything to that effect. And I am in touch with him.”

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