So the superstar has agreed to bear all of it and refund the money to the distributors., And Salman’s father Salim Khan has also confirmed the news. Box Office India reports that Tubelight failed to make even a crore in the first few days of its third week.
Trade analyst Komal Nahta, tweeted to confirm the report. He wrote,
SalmanKhan has agreed to refund money to distributors to make up for losses in Tubelight. A lovely gesture. That’s being human!
According to a report, Salman has agreed to pay Rs 55 crore to the distributors. The movie has grossed Rs. 114.50 crore net at the Indian box office till now.
Tubelight also stars Salman’s brother Sohail Khan in a prime role and is the last film late actor Om Puri starred in. Set against the backdrop of the 1962 Indo-Sino war, Tubelight also features Chinese actress Zhu Zhu and eight-year-old Arunachal actor Matin Rey Tangu.
Moreover, with last weekend releases like MOM, Guest Iin London and also Spider-Man: Homecoming doing well at the ticket counters, Tubelight’s collection is expected to see a further downfall.
Meanwhile, Salman is busy shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar’s “Tiger Zinda Hai”.