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Dabangg 3 trailer launch event LIVE: Salman Khan returns as Chulbul Pandey, breaks bones, takes revenge on Sudeep

Dabangg 3 trailer launch event LIVE: Actor Salman Khan on Wednesday will launch the trailer for Dabangg 3. He was joined by co-stars Sonakshi Sinha, Saiee Manjrekar, and others.

By HT Correspondent | Oct 23, 2019 18:35 IST

Actor Salman Khan on Wednesday launched the first trailer for the hotly anticipated Dabangg 3. The film serves as a sequel/prequel to the previous two films in the series, about a small town cop who takes on a Robin Hood avatar. Salman was joined at the event by director Prabhudeva, and his co-stars, Sonakshi Sinha and Saiee Manjrekar,.

 Watch the Dabangg 3 trailer here

The first film in the franchise, released in 2010, was directed by Anubhav Kashyap and became a runaway success. The second film was released in 2012 and was directed by Salman’s brother, Arbaaz Khan. It was an even bigger hit.

Dabangg 3 is said to tell the origin story of Inspector Chulbul Pandey, and like Salman’s recent film Bharat, will feature the actor in a younger avatar. He will face off in the film against Sudeep, who plays the villain.

6:10 pm IST

Trailer released!

Salman returns as Chulbul Pandey in the first trailer for Dabangg 3. The trailer introduces the dual love stories that play out in two timelines. Chulbul’s first girlfriend was apparently killed, which is maybe what made him want to be a cop in the first place. When the villain, played by Sudeep, returns to mess with Chulbul later in life, the Robin Hood cop decides to take revenge once and for all.

6:45 pm IST

A Chulbul Pandey cosplay event to take place

During the trailer launch of Dabangg 3, 50 members of Salman Khan Fan Club will pay tribute to the actor as they will dress up as their favourite cop Chulbul Pandey. 

5:30 pm IST

Salman Khan arrives with co-stars

Actor Salman Khan looked happy as he arrived for the trailer release of Dabangg 3. He was wearing a blue T-shirt and black trousers, and was accompanied by Saiee Manjrekar, Sonakshi Sinha, and producer Nikhil Dwivedi. Also spotted were Arbaaz Khan and his partner, Georgia Andriani.

5:15 pm IST

Special screenings of the trailer to be held all across India

Special screenings of the Dabangg 3 trailer will be held in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Indore and Lucknow, and fans will get to watch the trailer of the film before its official release.

5:00 pm IST

Director Prabhudeva arrives for the event

Director Prabhudeva was spotted arriving at the event. He will also reunite with Salman in the upcoming Eid release Radhe.

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