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Another Salman Khan Sequel! Kick 2 To Release On Christmas 2019

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| February 7 , 2018 , 11:45 IST

Riding high on the success of the Ek Tha Tiger sequel 'Tiger Zinda Hai' and shooting for the third instalment of the Race franchise, namely Race 3, Bollywood's Bhaijaan Salman Khan will be seen in another sequel!

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Twitter confirmed that Salman Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala will be coming together for Kick 2, a sequel to the 2014 hit film 'Kick'. Adarsh also confirmed that Kick 2 would be directed by Sajid Nadiadwala and is scheduled for a Christmas 2019 release.

"Here comes the BIGGG announcement... Salman Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala join hands for #Kick2... Directed by Sajid Nadiadwala... Christmas 2019 release... #DevilIsBack," tweeted the trade analyst.

Released in 2014, Kick is an Indian action film produced and directed by Sajid Nadiadwala as an official remake of the 2009 Telugu film Kick. Starring Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Kick marked the first time that Salman and Jacqueline were paired together.

Several of the film's songs also became chartbusters, including dance numbers "Jumme Ki Raat" and "Yaar Naa Miley" as well as the slow number "Hangover" crooned by Salman Khan himself.

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Although it is not yet confirmed whether Jacqueline Fernandez will be roped in for the sequel, Salman would be recreating his role as the famous 'Devil'.

In recent times, a trend of sequels to famous films has become popular in Bollywood, with multiple sequels to famous franchises such as Housefull, Dhoom, Golmaal and Dabangg.