Salman turns producer for off-beat film



Salman Khan’s Being Human Productions will soon present an off-beat film, Dr. Cabbie, which is being helmed by acclaimed Canadian director Jean-Francois Poulliot. 

The film that revolves around the life of an unemployed doctor-turned-cab-driver, boasts of an illustrious cast that includes actors like Vinay Virmani, Adrianne Palicki, Kunal Nayyar (of The Big Bang Theory fame) and Lillete Dubey among others.

Talking about the film,Salman Khan says, “Dr. Cabbie is the story of an Indian immigrant and it has an inherent universal appeal.” 

The actor feels that audiences will be able to identify with the film, and has full faith in the cast. Director Jean-Francois also says, “This is a timeless story which is humorous and heart-warming. It blends social issues and the journey to find one’s place in the world”. The film is scheduled to launch later in 2013.

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Source - hindustantimes

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