Putting fans anticipation to rest, superstar Salman Khan has finally dropped the first poster of Dabangg 3 which instantly broke the Internet. As per the poster, the Prabhu Deva directorial is all set to hit cinema screens this year on December 20.

In the shared poster, Salman shared a close up of his police uniform carrying his character’s badge, Chulbul Pandey. While the title of the movie is written in big block letters at the bottom of the poster, the release date is mentioned on the top left corner. Salman captioned the poster as, “Chulbul is back….. #Dabangg3 @aslisona @arbaazkhanofficial @nikhildwivedi25 @prabhudheva @skfilmsofficial” (sic).

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Chulbul is back….. #Dabangg3 @aslisona @arbaazkhanofficial @nikhildwivedi25 @prabhudheva @skfilmsofficial

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Salman Khan is one Bollywood actor who is known to have launched many newbies, the most recent ones being Zaheer Iqbal and Pranutan Bahl in Notebook. Now latest reports suggest that he will be launching his niece Alizeh Agnihotri in Dabangg 3. Alizeh, daughter of Salman’s sister and filmmaker Atul Agnihotri will reportedly be making her debut with the film. Salman is yet to confirm the same. The team of Dabangg 3 recently wrapped up the film’s Maheshwar schedule.

This is the third part of the popular cop franchise. The movie also stars Sonakshi Sinha who debuted in the Hindi film industry from the first Dabangg film that was released in the year 2010. She played the character of a poor girl who is independent and strong headed. However, she gets married to Chulbul Pandey after her father’s death and the police officer’s humble proposal for marriage. She then returned in the second part taking her role ahead and becoming the mother of Chulbul Pandey’s first child. Now, it will be interesting to see how the story moves ahead with Rajjo in the centre.