Director Ali Abbas Zafar took to Twitter, where he shared a photograph of the “Dabangg” actor training for the film.
“Sultan @BeingSalmanKhan starts wrestling and mixed martial arts with @larnellstovall and team for next two months,” Zafar tweeted.
Salman kicked off his daily four-hour training for “Sultan” with action director Larnell Stovall and team who have been flown in from Los Angeles to train the actor in wrestling and mixed martial arts for the next two months, read a statement.
Produced by Aditya Chopra under his Yash Raj Films banner, the movie is reportedly based on the life of a wrestler and Salman will be seen in the lead role. His leading lady in the film is yet to be announced.
While the shooting of the film is scheduled to commence in November, its release date has been fixed for Eid in 2016.