13 Years Of Wanted: Salman Khan-Prabhudeva’s luck brightened ‘Wanted’, released after Ayesha Takia’s marriage

Salman Khan And Ayesha Takia starrer film ‘Wanted’ has been released for 13 years. 13 years ago, this film had brightened the fortunes of not one or two but three celebs. Released on 18 September 2009, the film created panic at the box office. As soon as the film was released, the magic of Dabang Khan was once again engulfed. From this film, famous choreographer Prabhu Deva made his directorial debut in Hindi film direction. Let us tell how the action thriller film ‘Wanted’ became a boon for three celebs.

Now it is reported that the sequel of ‘Wanted’ is going to be made and that too will be directed by Prabhudheva. Some films are such that because of which actors and actresses are remembered for years. ‘Wanted’, directed by Prabhudheva, was such a film that Salman desperately needed. Salman has worked in many successful films like this, but when the star is in the sky, when a film becomes a hit, it is bound to be remembered for years. The 2009 blockbuster film made at a cost of 35 crores has saved the lives of many celebs.

13 years of Prabhudheva’s Hindi film direction
Even though Salman Khan is famous as Dabang Khan and films are hit in his name, but there was a time that Salman’s films were flopping continuously. In such a situation, Dabang Khan of Bollywood was looking for a film that could give a strong support to his staggering film career. This was the time when famous choreographer Prabhudheva was planning to enter the world of direction in Bollywood by making a Hindi remake of the Telugu film ‘Pokiri’.

Prabhudheva stepped into Hindi film direction 13 years ago. (photo courtesy;

Salman Khan’s ‘Wanted’
Prabhudheva cast Salman Khan and his opposite Ayesha Takia in his film. Although it was a bit risky but Prabhudheva was confident in his ability. As a director, Prabhudheva knew what to do with Salman which was liked by the audience. According to media reports, Salman himself did all the stunts from this film. When the film released, the audience liked it so much that it was housefull for months. It is said that there was a tremendous craze among the fans regarding Salman. The magic of Salman once again started speaking on the head of the audience. While ‘Wanted’ proved to be a milestone in Salman’s film career, it proved to be no less boon for Prabhudheva. The success of the very first Hindi film proved Prabhudheva as a successful director.

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Ayesha Takia’s pairing with Salman Khan was a hit.(Photo Credits: Photo Credits: Movies N Memories/Twitter)

Ayesha Takia gets a wedding gift from ‘Wanted’
At the same time, the first and last hit film of Ayesha Takia’s film career, who worked in all the films, became ‘Wanted’. Although Ayesha has now distanced herself from the film world, but this is the only hit film of her film career, so it is obvious that there will always be a memorable film for the actress. Ayesha got married during the film ‘Wanted’ and this film was released after her marriage and thus Ayesha got a beautiful wedding gift as soon as the film became a hit.

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The music of ‘Wanted’ is also melodious
‘Wanted’ was produced by Boney Kapoor and distribution was done by Sahara Movies. Apart from Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia, Prakash Raj was in the lead role in this film. While Vinod Khanna, Mahesh Manjrekar and Inder Kumar were seen in supporting roles. Anil Kapoor and Govinda, including film director Prabhudheva, gave a special appearance in the song ‘Jalwa’. The pair of Sajid-Wajid and Salim-Sulaiman had left no stone unturned to make the music a hit.

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