Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez mesmerized us in Kick, they are all set to make a comeback as a pair in Race 3. The ‘Beat pe Booty’ fame actress confirmed the news herself. She is currently gearing up for her next film ‘A Gentleman’ with Siddharth Malhotra. On the other hand, Salman will replace actor Saif Ali Khan who has been playing the protagonist in previous two installments. The reason for replacements are not known yet but work commitment issue could be one of them.

The 32-year-old actress, who was in the capital for promotions told reporters, “after ‘Judwa 2’ I am working on ‘Drive’, that is Tarun Mansukhani’s next with Sushant and then ‘Race 3’ with Salman will go on the floor.”

While Salman is a new entry to the franchise, Jacqueline will have a second outing with the makers, she was seen in ‘Race 2’ as well. Given the star power and fan following of Salman, it would be quite a boost to already the famous franchise. Another interesting thing to see is how the audience would receive him in this role.

‘Tubelight’ which was his last outing did not fare well at the box office, so fans would be hoping for a power packed performance from ’Bhai’ of Bollywood.

Race franchise is famous for its twists and turns courtesy Abbas-Mustan, but according to sources, the new film could see a change in director’s role as well. Choreographer-director Remo D' Souza has been roped in for the director’s role in the third installment, given he shares a great rapport with Salman. Looking at the cast and crew of the film, it would be interesting to see how the movie turns out. Although no formal announcements were made yet.