Singham (English: The Lion) is a 2011 Bollywood action film directed by Rohit Shetty starring Ajay Devgn and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. It is a remake of the 2010 Tamil film Singam which was directed by Hari and featured Suriya and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles. The film is produced by Reliance Entertainment, who also produced the original film.
- Ajay Devgnas Bajirao Singham
- Kajal Aggarwalas Kavya Bhosle
- Prakash Rajas Jaikant Shikre
- Ashok Sarafas Prabhu Bhawalkar
- Sachin Khedekaras Gautam Bhosle
- Murli Sharmaas a Commisioner
- Sonali Kulkarnias Megha Kadam
- Sana Amin Sheikh
- Hemu Adhikari
After the success of the Tamil film, Singam, directed by Hari in 2010, the film's remake rights were sold by the producers for Hindi and Kannada versions. The co-producers of the Tamil version, Reliance Big Pictures also purchased the Hindi remake rights and announced in November 2010 that the version would feature Rohit Shetty as director and Ajay Devgn in the lead role.Prakash Raj was signed on to reprise his role if the antagonist from the original, whilst reports emerged that Asin and Anushka Shetty were being considered for the female lead role. Anushka later declined the offer and was subsequently replaced by Kajal Aggarwal, another actress who had predominantly featured in South Indian films in her career.
Singham went on floors in November 2010, with its scheduled cast. The first schedule began in early March 2011 with action sequences shot in Goa featuring technicians from South India. The introduction scene was shot with 200 cars standing in the parking, in which 20 cars were blown up for the sequence, having Devgn in it.
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