Dimple Kapadia returns as Salman Khan’s mom in Dabangg 3

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Actor Salman Khan and is all set to return as Chulbul Pandey in Dabangg 3. And now the reports claim that actor Dimple Kapadia will return to play his mother Naini Devi in the film. Naini Devi’s character is an important role in the script as Dabangg 3 is not a sequel but a prequel to the franchise. The movie will go on to show how Salman becomes a supercop in the movie and that’s how and why Dimple would be making a return to the cop series.


Dimple was seen in the original 2010 film Dabangg but her character died at the end of the film. There was just a mention of Naini Devi in the second instalment, but she did not feature in the film. According to a report in Bollywood Life, the actor will be seen in a full-fledged role in Dabangg 3, which is a prequel.

Not only Dimple and Salman, Dabangg 3 will also bring back Sonakshi Sinha as Chulbul’s wife, Rajjo; Arbaaz Khan as Chulbul’s half-brother Makhanchand Pandey or Makkhi and Mahie Gill as Makkhi’s wife Nirmala. The new additions to the star cast include Nikitin Dheer and Kannada star Sudeep as the antagonists.

The first shooting schedule of the film was shot at Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Salman also released a few pictures of the location and his look from the film on social media. A report in Mumbai Mirror also confirmed that Salman will be seen performing a special dance number titled Munna Badnaam Hua. Earlier, Malaika Arora had performed the hit number Munni Badnam Hui in the original instalment.

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Dimple was in news a few days ago for bagging a key role in English filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s upcoming espionage thriller, Tenet. The film also stars John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Clemence Poesy and Michael Caine.

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