Rumours about Prem directing a film with Bollywood star Salman Khan with Jack Manju and Kiccha Sudeep producing it under their respective banners have been spreading like wildfire on the internet. Realising that such rumours will not stop on their own, Sudeep took to Twitter recently to clarify that there is no truth in the news. Sudeep explained that director Prem visited him on the sets of the Hindi film Dabangg 3, in which the actor is playing a role, but did not meet Salman Khan for a story session as speculated by the media. He appealed to everyone not to spread such baseless rumours.
Saw some news about manju n me producing a Salman starter n prem directing it,,, jus wanna clarify tat there is no truth to it... Let no sch news spread.. Prem jus visited me on set n left n it ends there.— Kichcha Sudeepa (@KicchaSudeep) May 8, 2019
Dabangg 3 is an upcoming action film directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan under the banner of Salman Khan Films and Arbaaz Khan Productions. It is a sequel to the 2012 film Dabangg 2 and the third installment in the Dabangg film series. The film is written by Dilip Shukla and stars Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and Mahie Gill in lead roles with Sudeep playing the villain. The technical crew of this film includes Sajid-Wajid to score music for the songs and Sandeep Shirodkar for the background score. Mahesh Limaye is cranking the camera for this film and Aarti Bajaj is in charge of the editing. Dabangg 3 will release in December 2019.
Besides Dabangg 3, Sudeep has Kannada movies Phailwan and Kotigobba 3, and the Telugu movie Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy in which megastar Chiranjeevi plays the title role. The star also has a significant role in the Malayalam movie Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham. Directed by Priyadarshan, the film has Mohanlal playing the title role. Made on a budget of Rs 100 crore, the film is produced jointly by Antony Perumbavoor, Santhosh T Kuruvilla and CJ Roy under their respective banners Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group and Moonshot Entertainment.
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