The spy thriller “War,” (2019) starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, is one of the most renowned Hindi action films of the last decade. The film has received a lot of acclaim from critics and audiences alike, and since it was revealed that War is part of the YRF Spy Universe, fans have been waiting for the film’s sequel with bated breath.
According to the most recent reports, Aditya Chopra has engaged Ayan Mukerji to direct the “War” sequel. Aditya Chopra is now also carefully choosing the best talent in India to appear in and direct these movies.
A trade source revealed to an online portal “Aditya Chopra is choosing the captain of the ship for each YRF Spy Universe film strategically. Ayan has delivered big hits which appeal to all audience segments and has the pulse of Indian audiences. He has shown that he knows how to mount a film with a huge scale, which is essential for someone to direct War 2. Plus, he is a young film-maker who can bring a different kind of newness to the Spy Universe. Ayan will have his unique take on how to make an epic action spectacle with War 2. Aditya Chopra trusts him to take the franchise forward. Ayan directing ‘War 2’ is probably the most exciting announcement of recent times. All eyes on him to make the franchise and the YRF Spy Universe bigger.”
Ayan, it appears, also hinted at directing ‘War” sequel, when he posted a special message on social media about “directing a special movie”, where he also reported about the postponement of the release of Brahmastra Part 2.
War is a part of YRF’s spy universe, which also contains Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), War (2019), and Pathaan. (2023). Pathaan has also become the highest-grossing Hindi picture in Indian cinema history.
In the sequel to the blockbuster film ‘War,’ Hrithik will be seen reprising his role as Major Kabir Dhaliwal. Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan will also reportedly do special appearance in the film as Pathaan and Tiger, respectively.