Published On: Sun, Nov 8th, 2015

Will Prem Ratan Dhan Payo get back its ‘dhan’?

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Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (PRDP) will hit the screens on Nov 12. But will it earn as much as the moolah it has spent?

The music rights for the movie were sold to T-Series for Rs 17 crore, making it the most expensive deal in the industry till now. However, there is speculation that this record will soon be broken by Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale as it’s music right could be sold for Rs 19 crore

The music rights for the movie were sold to T-Series for Rs 17 crore, making it the most expensive deal in the industry till now. However, there is speculation that this record will soon be broken by Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale as it’s music right could be sold for Rs 19 crore

The set that you see…

...is worth Rs 15 cr! This is the amount spent on just the set’s lighting equipment

…is worth Rs 15 cr! This is the amount spent on just the set’s lighting equipment

Biggest release

Around 5,000 screens have been booked for the movie in India itself, and around 1,000 screens abroad. Salman’s last blockbuster, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, had booked 700 screens abroad and about 4,300 screens in the country

Around 5,000 screens have been booked for the movie in India itself, and around 1,000 screens abroad. Salman’s last blockbuster, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, had booked 700 screens abroad and about 4,300 screens in the country

‘Jalte diye’

For the song Jalte diye, 7,000 diyas were lit up and 150 people were employed to keep them burning throughout the shooting of the song

For the song Jalte diye, 7,000 diyas were lit up and 150 people were employed to keep them burning throughout the shooting of the song

After 16 years

Sooraj Barjatya, who has cast Salman Khan many times as ‘Prem’ in the past, has made this movie with him after 16 years. Here’s their history of hits: Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994), and Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)

Sooraj Barjatya, who has cast Salman Khan many times as ‘Prem’ in the past, has made this movie with him after 16 years. Here’s their history of hits: Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994), and Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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