Singham returns is the sequel to the popular 2011 film Singham starring Ajay Devgan. The sequel is directd by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. It features Ajay Devgan who returns in the lead role while the female lead is played by Kareena Kapoor. Ajay Devgan is also the co-producer of the film whih is set to be rleased on 15 August in cinemas across Pakistan.
The story revolves around Police officer Singhama and his quest for justice against corrupt and dangerous villains. It starts off with a constable from Singham’s squad being found dead and is accused of stealing a large amount of money. Singham decides to investigate the case and is led on the trail of an influential black market dealer who is also a threat to Guruji, an honest politician who happens to be Singham’s teacher and wants to bring about a positive change in society.
Director Rohit Shetty announced the sequel after the immense success of the first Singham film. He also enjoyed success with his work on Chennai Express with Shahrukh Khan and returned to film the movie with Ajay Devgan in 2013. The film faced a little controversy when a right wing Hindu organization HJS requested the CBFC to ban the film for portraying a negative image of Hindu Saints but the claims were dismissed by the director.
The film received mixed reviews from critics who commended the film for its action and direction but criticized it for its generic plot and weak characters. The film will release on 15 August in Pakistan in all major cinemas including Cinepax, Cineplex, Atrium and Nueplex.