Everyone in the Bollywood industry knows that Salman is really close to his father. Bhaijaan shares a very close bond with his father Salim Khan. He always had his father beside him in every up and down of his life. The movie is based on the Korean film, Ode to My Father. When a leading daily asked Salim about his son's next film Bharat as the movie is based on father-children bond, he opened up about his bond with Salman.
Salim Khan said that the movie is based on the undisputed love and respect of children for their father. Fathers role make him the real hero for children. Every father plays a vital role in the family as he the head. Children looked up to their father in every crisis. When asked about his bond with Salman he said "Ab yeh meri taareef samjhun? Yeh uska badappan hai ki woh mujhe apna hero maanta hai!"
He further adds, "I feel all over the world, children have a special love for their fathers. I feel all fathers try to fulfil their duty towards their family and especially towards their children." Leading to this he also praised his son as a star. He stated that he is not just a character actor, he can fit into any role.