Bodyguard is a 2011 Indian action-comedy film directed by Siddique. It is the third remake of the director's own 2010 Malayalam film of the same name, the second being the 2011 Tamil film Kaavalan starring Vijay and Asin. The film was produced by Atul Agnihotri and featured Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles. It also stars Raj Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar and Hazel Keech in supporting roles. The film's first look and theatrical trailer was unveiled on 21 July 2011. Bodyguard was released on tiwar 31 August 2011 across 2,250 screens in 70 Indian cities and with 482 prints across the overseas territory. Bodyguard was released in 3250 theatres worldwide.