Director Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ has been in the making for more than two decades.
PRDP is Barjatya’s first in nine years. So casting the film wasn’t an easy task.
The filmmaker first chose Salman Khan as the lead – the latest collaboration in a partnership that has spawned such unforgettable romances as ‘Maine Pyar Kya’ and ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.
Casting ‘Salman Bhai’ was merely the beginning as Barjatya explains: