Arjun Kapoor Joins Rohit Shetty’s Cop Universe As Super-Villain In Ajay Devgn, Deepika Padukone Starrer ‘Singham Again’

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has been confirmed to play the antagonist in the upcoming movie Singham Again directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ajay Devgn in the lead role. The movie is a sequel to the 2011 blockbuster Singham and a part of Rohit Shetty’s cop-verse. It is one of the most anticipated films of Indian cinema.

Arjun Kapoor’s addition to the cast of Singham Again has generated a lot of buzz among fans of Indian cinema. With Rohit Shetty at the helm and Ajay Devgn reprising his role as Inspector Bajirao Singham, the movie promises to be an action-packed entertainer that fans won’t want to miss.

Arjun Kapoor to play the super villain in ‘Singham Again’

Arjun Kapoor, who has previously played negative and grey roles in movies like Ishaqzaade and Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar, will be seen as the antagonist in Singham Again. The actor has been praised for his performances in these movies and is expected to deliver another powerful performance in Singham Again.

According to sources, Arjun Kapoor has been roped in to play the antagonist in Singham Again. The decision was made after a series of meetings held at Rohit Shetty’s Mumbai office.

An industry source informed Bollywood Hungama saying, “Yes, Arjun Kapoor is joining Rohit Shetty cop universe and this is the biggest surprise which Rohit and his team have kept under wraps. However, the twist in tale is the fact that Arjun is playing the part of a villain and not the hero. Arjun will be the villain against the 4 supercops – Singham, Simmba, Sooryavanshi and Lady Singham.”

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The source further added that Arjun has already started prep work for Singham Again with Rohit and team. “Rohit is very particular about his casting and is going all out to make this the biggest film of Indian Cinema. He brought the biggest stars of Indian Cinema on board and is all ready to blast the box office with this action packed thriller,” the source told further.

‘Singham Again’ Fifth Film In Rohit Shetty’s Cop-Verse

Rohit Shetty’s Cop Universe is an Indian media franchise and shared universe created by Rohit Shetty consisting of content focusing on police officers. The franchise includes films, animated series, video games, and web series. The shared universe was established by crossing over common plot elements, settings, cast, and characters. The first two films, Singham (2011) and Singham Returns (2014), focus on Bajirao Singham, an honest DCP who fights for justice. The third starring Ranveer Singh as Simmba (2018), focuses on Sangram “Simmba” Bhalerao, a corrupt Inspector from the same town as Bajirao, who takes advantage of his job. The franchise has another installment, Sooryavanshi (2021), starring Akshay Kumar as Veer Sooryavanshi, another DCP and in this, precious two cops also make an appearance for a high-octane action sequence.

Deepika Padukone Set To Join Rohit Shetty’s Cop Universe

‘Singham Again’ is expected to feature all three cops again, along with ‘Lady Singham.’

Despite the success of the Cop Universe, it was criticized for its lack of female leads, post which Rohit Shetty announced that Deepika Padukone will play ‘Lady Singham’ in ‘Singham Again’. This will make Deepika the first female cop in his cop universe that comprises Singham, Suryavanshi and Simmba franchises.

“We are making Singham next. Everyone kept asking me who is the lady cop in my universe. So today, let me confirm that Deepika Padukone will be the lady Singham, the lady cop in Singham 3.” Rohit Shetty was quoted as saying by the media outlet.

This will be the first time Deepika Padukone stars opposite Ajay Devgn.

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