Deepika Padukone to become the first female cop of 'Singham' universe

Indian actress Deepika Padukone poses as she arrives on 10 May 2018 for the screening of the film “Sorry Angel (Plaire, Aimer et Courir Vite)” at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.AFP

Get ready to watch Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone in khaki uniform. The actress will don a cop avatar in director Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Again'.

During the launch of Deepika and her husband Ranveer Singh's dance number from Rohit's film 'Cirkus', the ace filmmaker surprised everyone by announcing that Deepika will be the first female cop of 'Singham' universe.

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone poses for pictures during the song launch of her upcoming Indian Hindi-language period comedy film ‘Cirkus’ in Mumbai on 8 December, 2022.

"The next film that we are making is Singham from our cop universe. And every time I am asked 'Lady Singham kab aegi'... She is my lady cop from the cop universe (while pointing towards Deepika Padukone). We are working on it next year," Rohit said at the event in Mumbai recently.

'Singham' was released in the year 2011, and starred Ajay Devgn, Kajal Aggarwal and Prakash Raj in the lead roles, followed by 'Singham Returns' in 2014.

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The second part had Kareena Kapoor Khan as the female lead and Ajay as the male lead. The third part will also be headlined by Ajay.

Before 'Singham Again', Deepika will be seen making a special cameo in Rohit's film 'Cirkus', which stars Ranveer in the lead role. The film is scheduled to release on 23 December, 2022.

Deepika collaborated with Rohit for the first time in 2013 with 'Chennai Express', which also starred Shah Rukh Khan.