Kiccha Sudeep’s first glimpse as Balli in the upcoming police comedy, Dabangg 3, was released on Tuesday. The Kannada actor plays the villain of Chulbul Pandey by Salman Khan.
The third installment of Salman Khan’s highly successful franchise, Dabangg 3, is preparing for launch later this year. Directed by Prabhudeva, the film will see Salman and Sonakshi Sinha resume their roles as Chulbul Pandey and Rajjo. Kannada’s actor, Kichcha Sudeep, will be seen playing the main villain: Balli.
Salman Khan on Tuesday presented Sudeep’s look on the film on Twitter with the caption: “Villain jitna bada ho, usse bhidne mein utna hello mazaa aata hai. We introduce Sudeep Kiccha as Balli in ‘Dabangg 3‘. # KicchaSudeepInDabangg3 @KicchaSudeep @ arbaazSkhan @sonakshisinha @saieemmanjrekar @PDdancing @nikhil_dwivedi @SKFilmsOfficial @saffronbrdmedia ”.
Villain jitna bada ho, usse bhidne mein utna hi mazaa aata hai.
Introducing Sudeep Kiccha as Balli in 'Dabangg 3'.#KicchaSudeepInDabangg3@KicchaSudeep @arbaazSkhan @sonakshisinha @saieemmanjrekar @PDdancing @nikhil_dwivedi @SKFilmsOfficial @saffronbrdmedia pic.twitter.com/vvZYvroHYF
— Chulbul Pandey (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 8, 2019
On the poster, Sudeep looks menacing on the red background while in the midst of chaos. The film also stars Saiee Manjrekar, Arbaaz Khan, Mahie Gill, Tinnu Anand, Nikitin Dheer, among others.
Dabangg 3 marks the return of Sudeep to Hindi cinema after Rakta Charitra 2, directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
Salman recently also shared a Dabangg 3 movement poster on Twitter, leaving fans excited.
Arbaaz Khan will finance Dabangg 3, which will go to theaters on December 20 of this year.
Directed by Prabhu Deva, Dabangg 3 is produced by Salman Khan Films and Arbaaz Khan Production. Its launch is scheduled for December 20 in Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil for a pan-Indian audience.