Sohail Khan
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Salman Khan's third project with director Kabir Khan will be special for him. After six years, Salman will be seen sharing screen space with his younger brother Sohail Khan in his upcoming film, which will be directed by Kabir.

The film, which is tentatively titled "Tubelight," will feature Salman and Sohail as brothers. Sohail will reportedly play the role of a mute character and will soon start preparing for his role, Mumbai Mirror reported.

"Sohail is playing Salman's younger brother in the film too. It is set in the '50s and Sohail will play a mute. He will soon start prepping for the film," the source added.

However, when Sohail was asked about his role in Kabir's film, he said that he is on a family holiday and "Tubelight" team might respond to the query. "Kabir's team would be the best to answer any of your questions. I am on a family holiday," he told the tabloid.

If the reports are true, then it will bring the Khan brothers together on screen after a gap of six years. Salman worked in Sohail's directorial film "Jai Ho," but they last acted in the same movie in 2010. Salman and Sohail have shared screenspace in "Veer," "Hello," "God Tussi Great Ho," "Heroes," "Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love," "Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?" and "Main Aurr Mrs Khanna."

Meanwhile, Salman and Kabir are reuniting for the third time, after giving two back-to-back blockbuster hits, which includes "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and "Ek Tha Tiger." The third film "Tubelight" will go on floors in July.

Talking about the storyline of the film, Kabir said that his next will also have a political backdrop like his previous movies. "It is about a personal issue. Can't talk about what exactly right now. Needless to say my films always have a political backdrop to them because thats what excites me and I find real. So 'Tubelight' also has a little political backdrop," Kabir told Press Trust of India.