Cops in Hindi films love to harp about duty and daring.

Once in a while though, the no-nonsense, super serious archetype makes way for a quirky, maverick, filmi variety that's equally adept at getting the job done in his/her own peculiar style.

We are rather chuffed about seeing the perpetually zippy Ranveer Singh as this brand of policewalla in Rohit Shetty's December offering, Simmba.

With a year-long wait before us, we look at all kinds of kooky khaki portrayals on the silver screen.