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Deadpool 2’s connection to Shah Rukh Khan

Ryan Reynold’s Deadpool 2 is all set to hit the screens this Friday (18) and the film and the film is going to excite a lot of Shah Rukh Khan fans.

The introductory scene of Deadpool, which released in 2016, had Hindi song ‘Mera Joota Hai Japani’ from Mera Naam Joker (1970) being played in the Indian-origin cabbie Dopinder’s car and in the second instalment it’s SRK’s ‘Yun Hi Chala Chal Raahi’ from Swades.

The role of Dopinder is played by Karan Soni, and in Deadpool 2 Dopinder has a more important role.

“The sequel takes place two years after the first film. My character, Dopinder, has now been fully hired by Deadpool as his getaway driver,” Soni told PTI. “He is working 100 per cent for Deadpool… I get to do a lot of different things in this film. The second one is more about Dopinder working with Deadpool and being like ‘I am ready for more stuff’. He is more into work and career stuff than love. But it’s really fun. The storyline where it goes, everyone will be surprised. I even get a catchphrase.”

In Deadpool 2, Dopinder is ready for more action and he is ready to prove his worth.

“Dopinder wants to help Deadpool fight… To become a superhero. But Deadpool right away says ‘You’re gonna die’ and ‘There’s no way you gonna do it’. So, Dopinder has to prove to him that he is ready to take on more responsibility,” Soni added.