It has been exactly eight years since Salman Khan introduced Chulbul Pandey to the world with ‘Dabangg’ series. The character of Chulbul Pandey is one of the most loved role as police officer in Bollywood. He is a fun loving, witty, good dancer, and calls himself ‘Robin hood Pandey’. On the occasion of 8th anniversary, both the lead actors of the film shared a very special message for the Dabangg fans and also hinted towards the third instalment of the series.
Salman Khan took to his Twitter handle and confirmed the time of the upcoming part of the franchise. He wrote, ‘’Aaj 8 saal Ho Gaye Dabangg Ko... thank u for all the appreciation and love from Rajjo and Chulbul Pandey...see u in #Dabangg3 next year’’.
The female lead ‘Rajjo’ played by Sonakshi Sinha also thanked the makers of the film and her co-actor for the opportunity. She wrote, ‘’8 years of #Dabangg, 8 years of #chulbulandrajjo, 8 years of me doing what i love the most! Thank you Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan #AbhinavKashyap for making me realize my calling! And thank YOU all, for all the love see u in #dabangg3 next year!!!’’.
8 years of #Dabangg, 8 years of #chulbulandrajjo, 8 years of me doing what i love the most! Thank you @beingsalmankhan, @arbaazSkhan, #AbhinavKashyap for making me realize my calling! And thank YOU all, for all the love ❤️ see u in #dabangg3 next year!!! pic.twitter.com/Z8oFHqRGnQ— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) September 10, 2018
Helmed by Abhinav Kashyap, ‘Dabangg’ was released on September 10, 2010 featuring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles and Sonu Sood as antagonist while Dabangg 2 was released on December 21, 2012 with same lead casts but Prakash Raj in negative role.