The third film in the Dabangg franchise, Dabangg 3, which is scheduled for a December release, will be dubbed in Kannada. Yes, you have heard it right! Salman Khan is all set to dub for his role in Kannada himself. 

According to reports, Dabangg 3 will become the first big Bollywood film to be dubbed in Kannada. The movie also features Sandalwood superstar Sudeep essaying the role of Sikander Bhardwaj, the antagonist. 

According to TOI, sources confirmed the development, and the film is said to have been produced by none other than Salman Khan and brother Arbaaz Khan. 

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In a recent interview, Arbaaz opened up about working with Sudeep and he was all praises. He said, “We all came to the conclusion that somebody like Sudeep would be the ideal choice for the film. When we went to him, he was excited to be a part of this franchise. Let me tell you, he has done a fabulous job and would be quite a surprise package of the film. People will really like his role because he has done a great job.”

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The first film of the series, Dabangg, was remade in Tollywood by Pawan Kalyan as Gabbar Singh. There was a sequel too, but it was not based on Dabangg 2.


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Directed by Prabhu Deva, the movie also features Arbaaz Khan, Saie Manjrekar, Pramod Khanna, Mahesh Manjrekar among others. The film is slated to release on December 20.