On 15 August 2003, a film by Salman Khan was released, which was well liked by the youth. Yes, it was the same film that supported Salman’s sinking career. Salman had become famous overnight by the name of Radhe. Youngsters of that era were inspired by the hairstyle of the same kind of haircuts. The film featured Bhumika Chawla opposite Salman Khan, which was her first film. Sachin Khedekar, Ravi Kishan, Indira Krishnan were seen in the film. Today, 17 years have passed since the film was released.
‘Tere Naam’ was a remake of a Tamil film ‘Setu’. During this film, the rivalry of Anurag Kashyap and Salman Khan started. Actually this film was previously directed by Anurag Kashyap. Anurag is said to have said that the film’s hero was Mathura from the Agra side. So Anurag could not see Salman in the character of UP boy. So Anurag tried and advised Salman to grow chest hair.
Keep watching Salman, Anurag and he listens to them all. But he did not say anything. The very next day, Anurag Kashyap received a call from the producer of the film. When Anurag arrived to meet, a glass bottle came flying towards him. After this the producer shouted and said – You will tell Salman to grow hair! After this, Anurag Kashyap was replaced by the film overnight and later the film was directed by Satish Kaushik
‘Tere Naam’ proved to be a game changer for Salman Khan, the film did well. Especially in the film, Salman’s long haired look was liked by everyone. Its craze increased a lot in youth and everyone started getting haircuts in this style. In the film, Salman molded himself into the character of Pagal Aashiq that even today people count your name in his best films.
The film had made several records during that time. Ravi Kishan was awarded the National Award for Best Co-Actor for the film. The story of this film was written by Bala, who was also the director of the Tamil version. The story of Tere Naam is said to have been inspired by the real life of a friend of Bala, who falls in love with a girl and later had to go to his mental Asaelam.