On August 15, 2012, Salman Khan took charge as Tiger aka. Avinash Singh Rathore in Ek Tha Tiger. He followed it up with its sequel, Tiger Zinda Hai in 2017. Both films turned out to be the highest grossing of the year for the Hindi film industry. A year later, Hrithik Roshan made an impression as Agent Kabir in War, the highest-grossing film of 2017. War’s huge success in the spy space led the YRF head, Aditya Chopra, to make the decision to run India’s first spy universe.
The universe continues to expand over the weekend of Republic Day 2023 with Pathaan led by Shah Rukh Khan as a ruthless cop, which will also mark the franchise’s first crossover with Tiger aka. Salman Khan makes an extended cameo. SRK will answer the same gesture by making a cameo as Pathaan in Tiger 3, which opens on Eid 2023. And now Pinkvilla has an exclusive update on the future of this universe. According to our sources, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan will soon be collaborating on what could become the biggest film of Indian cinema.
Aditya Chopra plans to take things to the next level by putting on a two-hero action show featuring Tiger and Pathaan. It would be the first true 2 hero collaboration for the two mighty Khan since the release of Karan Arjun (1995)
Aditya Chopra plans to take things to the next level by putting on a two-hero action show featuring Tiger and Pathaan. It would be the first real two-hero collaboration for the two mighty Khan since the release of Karan Arjun (1995). has been working on this idea for a while and he will be working extensively on the script, screenplay and dialogues,” a source close to development revealed, adding that the team at Yash Raj Films plans to is to make this as-yet-untitled two-hero epic crossover on floors by late 2023 or by Q1 2024 at the latest.
“Both SRK and Salman have kept their bulk dates clear in the tentative period and exact logistics will be finalized once a combined narration takes place later this year. The director is also undecided, but full creative control on the writing front rests with the head of YRF – Aditya Chopra. He’s holding everything close to his chest right now,” the source informed, adding that the very first narration of this Tiger x Pathaan movie will be a joint narration at the Yash Raj Studios with just 3 people – Aditya Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
The narration is expected to take place once both Tiger and Pathaan’s first cut is locked. While Pathaan also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, Tiger 3 also stars Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi. Speaking of budget, it is going to be Indian cinema’s most expensive film, and Adi knows his responsibility to present two of Indian cinema’s biggest superstars in the best possible way. “He’s been toying with multiple ideas and he seems to have finally closed the most exciting of the lottery,” the source added.
The very first narration of this Tiger x Pathaan movie will be a joint narration at the Yash Raj Studios with just 3 people – Aditya Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. The narration is expected to take place once both Tiger and Pathaan’s first cut is locked.
Meanwhile, War 2 is also in the works with Hrithik Roshan in the lead role. As previously reported by Pinkvilla, a topic has also been told to Hrithik Roshan, who liked the same and asked the team to develop it further. While Tiger and Pathaan’s connection is already established, we wait to see how War aka. Hrithik is integrated into this world of heroic spies. War 2’s shooting timeline will soon be locked down, but given the current state of affairs, even the War sequel is expected to be out by the end of next year, which would be independent of the Tiger x Pathaan movie, although we don’t know that. won’t do. surprised when HR makes a cameo in the crossover which is when the three spies unite for an epic mission. (More on War 2 coming soon)
We wonder if it will be Salman vs Shah Rukh or Shah Rukh and Salman in these two hero movies. Stay tuned to Pinkvilla as we will continue to bring you updates on what could be the greatest universe of Indian cinema.
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