EXCLUSIVE: Salman Khan and Atlee team up for a cameo role in Varun Dhawan’s Baby John 

Salman Khan and Atlee’s potential collaboration for a two-hero action entertainer has been making headlines for a month now. Although the project hasn't officially materialized yet, the reports of this enormous partnership between India's one of the biggest movie superstars and the blockbuster Jawan director have stunned fans and moviegoers. Whether this two-hero pan-India project works out or not, Salman and Atlee’s collaboration is definitely on the cards, as we hear they're working together on something else as well. has exclusively learned that Salman Khan is first teaming up with Atlee for a special cameo role in his maiden Bollywood production before they embark on their full-fledged feature film journey later this year. Salman has agreed for a cameo appearance in the Varun Dhawan, Keerthy Suresh, and Wamiqa Gabbi starrer Baby John, which Atlee is producing along with Murad Khetani of Cine1 Studios. The film is the official remake of the Tamil hit, Theri, and is scheduled to release in cinemas on Christmas weekend this year. 

Details of Salman’s cameo are strictly kept under wraps, but it's believed to be a mass action sequence that is specifically written and designed for Salman. The Sultan of Bollywood will feature alongside Varun in this elaborate sequence, planned to be shot later this month or in August, depending on the weather. This cameo reunites Salman and Varun again on screen following their cameo appearances in Judwaa 2 and Antim: The Final Truth. Salman also made a voiceover appearance as various gods in Varun's Main Tera Hero, though they didn't share a screen together. 

The principal photography of Baby John has already been completed, with only a song and the Salman Khan sequence left to be shot. They're expected to wrap it up by next month, after which the film will undergo extensive post-production to prepare for its December 25, 2024, release. Tamil filmmaker Kalees is directing, while Jawan fame Sumit Arora has penned dialogues.