Salman Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Salman Khan has reportedly been approached by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his next movie. Pictured: Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela BhansaliVarinder Chawla

Everyone wants a piece of the man-of-the-moment Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali is no different. However, going by their on and off friendship, chances of a film just now looks bleak.

The "Sultan" actor helped the filmmaker step out of depression after his maiden film "Khamoshi" bombed at the box office and so it's understandable that he expects certain loyalty from the "Bajirao Mastani" director.

But Bhansali strongly believes that if the superstar is not cut-out for a certain role then he will not pull him on board. At the risk of sounding ruthless, he also added how it's at times necessary to just make the kind of films one wants to.

Talking to DNA about if people could expect Bhansali directing Salman anytime soon, he said how he was eager to take a step in that direction but it depends on the person at the other end. "I am dying to do a film with him. But the onus is on him and it all depends on him now," he further added.

Salman's date book is pretty much empty because he hasn't signed any films after "Sultan", but he does have Anees Bazmee's "No Entry Mein Entry" in line, for which he needs to take a call soon. So, there are chances of these two coming together and it's only a matter of time perhaps.

Their equation may not be what they used to share once, but the director doesn't seem to have any bad blood for the star. "Salman is a very dear friend of mine. Never have I said a word wrong against him nor will I ever say anything. What he's done for me is incredible. He is a brilliant mind in his own way and he's always stood by me. He has always been very good to me," said Bhansali. 

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