Ayan Mukerji has announced that South Indian superstar Jr NTR will join Hrithik Roshan in WAR 2, the sequel to the 2019 blockbuster ‘WAR’.
The excitement around the sequel to the 2019 blockbuster ‘WAR’ is only growing, as reports suggest that South Indian superstar Jr NTR has joined the cast alongside Hrithik Roshan. The director of the movie, Ayan Mukerji, took to social media to announce his involvement in the project, which will be the seventh movie in the ‘YRF Spy Universe’.
According to a report on Pinkvilla, Jr NTR will be seen going up against Hrithik Roshan in an intense showdown that promises to be a battle of wits. The Yash Raj Films’ Spy Universe brings together three franchises headlined by three of Bollywood’s biggest stars – Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger’ franchise, Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’, and Hrithik Roshan’s ‘WAR’.
The studio’s recent blockbuster ‘Pathaan’ marked the beginning of this crossover, with Salman Khan making a cameo appearance as his character, Avinash Singh Rathore aka Tiger. The film also included many references to Hrithik Roshan’s ‘WAR’ character, Kabir Dhaliwal.
Ayan Mukerji taking over the director’s chair from Sidharth Anand has only added to the buzz surrounding the sequel. The director has also been working on the two-part follow-up to his 2022 hit ‘Brahmastra Part One: Shiva’, which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt and is set to release in 2026 and 2027.
Fans of the ‘WAR’ franchise can’t wait to see what Ayan Mukerji has in store for them in the next installment. The film is expected to be one of the most anticipated releases of the year and is sure to set the box office on fire when it hits theaters.
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