News|March 1, 2012 3:12 pm

Arbaaz Khan gears up for Dabangg 2

Actor turned producer Arbaaz Khan is all set to make his debut as a director with the sequel of Dabangg.

According to a unit hand of the film,

Dabangg 2 shoot will commence from March. Its first schedule will start in Mumbai on March 9th. Arbaaz has done with the pre production work and is well prepared as he will be donning the director’s hat for the first time.

The original Dabangg actors Salman and Sonakshi will be in lead roles. Reportedly Malaika will be restricted to her producer image and Kareena will replace her for an item number.

Arbaaz has scouted places like Satara and Lucknow to shoot the film. He is planning to wrap the shooting by October. Though release date hasn’t been announced Arbaaz plans to release it by the end of this year.