Yash Raj Films’ head Aditya Chopra has confirmed that Siddharth Anand will direct “Tiger vs Pathaan,” an upcoming action film that will feature a face-off between Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
Bollywood fans are in for a treat as news of an upcoming film featuring two of the industry’s biggest stars, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, has been making rounds. As per a source, the two actors will be seen in Yash Raj Films’ upcoming spy thriller, Tiger vs Pathaan, directed by Siddharth Anand.
This film is a part of YRF’s spy universe that includes popular films like War, Ek Tha Tiger, and Pathaan. Salman Khan played the role of RAW agent Tiger in Ek Tha Tiger and its sequel Tiger Zinda Hai, while Shah Rukh Khan was seen as an agent in Pathaan, which also had a cameo by Salman Khan.
“Aditya Chopra has immense trust in Siddharth Anand to deliver a grand visual spectacle that has never been seen before with Tiger vs Pathaan. Siddharth is getting a dream cast of Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan coming together for their first full-fledged film since Karan Arjun and Siddharth will also be given all the support he needs to mount Tiger vs Pathaan as the biggest film that India has ever produced,” the source said.
Tiger vs Pathaan is said to feature a face-off between the two agents, with Salman Khan reprising his role as Tiger and Shah Rukh Khan as Pathaan. The film is scheduled to start filming in January 2024 and will reportedly be the biggest film ever produced in India.
The film is expected to be a grand visual spectacle, with Aditya Chopra, the producer, placing immense trust in Siddharth Anand to deliver a film that has never been seen before. It remains to be seen what kind of magic the two superstars will create on-screen, but one thing is for sure – it’s going to be one of the biggest films in Bollywood in the years to come.
Pathaan, which released in theaters on January 25, 2023, was a major commercial hit, and fans are excited to see Shah Rukh Khan in the role of an exiled RAW agent once again. The film, which also featured Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, and Ashutosh Rana, received mostly positive reviews from critics and audiences alike.
As the YRF spy universe expands with Tiger vs Pathaan and War 2 featuring Hrithik Roshan and NTR, fans can expect an action-packed lineup of films in the coming years.
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