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It's official! Bobby Deol joins Salman Khan in Race 3

Sidharth Malhotra’s name was speculated to be associated with the project but it has now been revealed that Bobby Deol has been cast in the upcoming film.

Bobby Deol, Salman Khan,Bobby Deol with Salman Khan It's official! Bobby Deol joins Salman Khan in Race 3 Source : Press

Salman Khan's inclusion in the ‘Race' franchise has made the upcoming third instalment of the series, one of the highly anticipated projects. Fans have been patiently waiting to know more details about the upcoming project and Ramesh Taurani had already revealed that Salman Khan will be seen opposite Jacqueline Fernandez in the. Rumours had earlier surfaced that Emraan Hashmi has been approached to feature in the film but there was no confirmation about that. Even Sidharth Malhotra's name was speculated to be associated with the project but it has now been revealed that Bobby Deol has been cast in the upcoming film.

Producer Ramesh Taurani confirmed the news on his Twitter profile and welcomed Bobby Deol to the film's cast. The first film in the Race franchise came out in the year 2008 and featured actors Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor and Sameera Reddy in important roles. A sequel was released in 2013 which featured Saif once again but the actor hasn't been approached for the third part. Saif had earlier told the media that he wishes luck to the new team and also admitted that he hadn't been approached for the third film. "Ramesh ji told me about this last year that he wants to make Race 3 but as a new movie with a new cast. We spoke about it and I love Ramesh ji. But I haven't been approached," he said. The film is expected to be released in cinemas next year.