Salman Khan's Dabangg will hit theatres by the end of December but the over-excited actor has already kickstarted the promotions for the movie. after sharing a motion picture in September the actor has come up with an introduction video of Dabangg franchise iconic hero, Chulbul Pandey. Dressed in crisp khaki and flaunting a neatly trimmed moustache, Salman as Chulbul informs that now on not Salman but his character will be promoting the movie. 'ab Pandeyji karenge 'Dabangg 3' ka promotion' says the video.
Meanwhile, Salman has changed the name in his social media handles to Chulbul Pandey. Sharing the video his caption reads, "Hello! My name is Chulbul Pandey. Nice to meet you!
Directed by Prabhudeva, Dabangg 3 is being touted as a prequel to the story of Salman's character Chulbul Pandey - how he transformed from a local goon to a Robinhood cop. The film also stars Sonakshi Sinha, who will reprise the role of Rajjo. Arbaaz will once again be seen playing Makkhi in the film, as per reports.
The new instalment also stars Mahesh Manjrekar's daughter Saiee as Salman's childhood love. The film will also see Kannada star Sudeep as the antagonist. The second sequel was directed by Arbaaz and had Prakash Raj essay the role of the villain while Sonu Sood played the villain in the original that was helmed by Anubhav Kashyap. The film, which will hit the screens on December 20, will release in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.