Singham Returns is a 2014 Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Ajay Devgn FFilms. A sequel to the 2011 film Singham and the second installment in the Singham franchise, the film stars Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while Kareena Kapoor plays the female lead thus replacing Kajal Aggarwal. The film was released worldwide on 15 August 2014. The plot is inspired by the movie Ekalavyan. Singham Returns has become one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time.