Official: Prabhudeva to direct Salman Khan in Dabaang 3!
Salman Khan’s Dabaang is one of the most popular franchises in Bollywood. Salman plays an eccentric cop, Chulbul Pandey in the series. The first two parts were directed by Abhinav Kashyap and Arbaaz Khan. Reports about the third instalment have been doing the rounds for sometime now, and it has finally been confirmed.
Actor-choreographer-filmmaker Prabhudeva will be directing Dabaang 3. Much to the delight of Bhai’s fans, Prabhudeva revealed this exciting bit of info in a recent interview to Bollywood Hungama.
He is quoted saying, “I was in Mumbai last week to finalise all the details. Yes, I am directing Dabangg 3 for Salman and Arbaaz Khan. Who says no to them? We’ve been closely associated for the longest time. I share a warm friendship with Salman Khan and his brothers. When Salman and Arbaaz asked me to direct Dabangg 3 there was no question of saying no.”
Salman and Prabhudeva have previously teamed up in 2009 for the blockbuster movie Wanted. Prabhudeva has also made other mass entertainers in Bollywood like Rowdy Rathore, R… Rajkumar, Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Action Jackson and Singh is Bling. In the interview, Prabhudheva also revealed that Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and composer duo Sajid-Wajid have been retained for Dabaang 3.
Meanwhile, Prabhudeva’s silent film Mercury, directed by Karthik Subbaraj, is gearing up for release next month. Yung Mung Sung, Lakshmi, Oomai Vizhigal, Charlie Chaplin 2 and Khamoshi are his upcoming movies as an actor.