Avengers Endgame Director Joe Russo: Salman Khan Fits As The Hulk, Rajinikanth As Iron Man

Avengers: Endgame, the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, released in India on Wednesday. Fans can’t keep calm as superheroes take on Thanos

Aayushi Sharma

April 27, 2019


3 min


The end is here. Avengers: Endgame released in India on Wednesday and needless to mention, fans cannot keep calm. The 2019 American superhero film is based on the Marvel Comics’ The Avengers. Endgame is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers, 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. As a part of the film’s promotions, one of the directors Joe Russo of Russo brother visited India. During his conversation with a leading entertainment portal, he enlisted his Bollywood cast for Avengers.

In an interview with the portal, Joe Russo mentioned that Rajinikanth’s Robot influenced Age of Ultron. Moreover, he felt that Thalaivar would be the perfect fit to play Iron Man aka Tony Stark in Avengers. Joe, who once watched Salman Khan’s movie Dabangg on a plane, replied that the 53-year-old superstar can essay The Hulk. “I remember reading about Dabangg so when I got into the plane, it was on there and I watched it and I loved it. I loved the camera work and the tone. It’s very entertaining. It reminded me of some of the work we did in Community,” said the filmmaker.

Iron Man and The Hulk
L to R: The Hulk, Iron Man. (Source: Instagram)

In case you missed it, Robert Downey Jr. plays Tony Stark/Iron Man whereas Mark Ruffalo essays Bruce Banner/The Hulk in Avengers.

On a related note, Naam Shabana actress Taapsee Pannu had recently expressed a desire to play the role of Black Widow/Natasha Romanova. “I wish I could be a part of The Avengers. I wish I could have played Black Widow. I love that role. That’s easily my dream role,” she had revealed to an entertainment news portal. Leading Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson plays the part in the film.

It would be safe to say that if Avengers is made in India, we have Rajinikanth, Salman and Taapsee who can play three superheroes respectively. Do you think they would fit the bill? Share your thoughts in the comments box below.

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