- Hrithik Roshan and Jr NTR starrer War 2 locks a festive release date in 2025
- Ayan Mukerji has taken the directorial reins of the film, marking War 2 as the 6th film in YRF Spy Universe
- War 2 to reportedly feature Kiara Advani as the female lead
The YRF Spy Universe has emerged to be one of the biggest assets to have come out of the Indian film industry. It started with Salman Khan as Tiger, then went on to add Hrithik Roshan as Kabir and Shah Rukh Khan as Pathaan. This year, the universe got even bigger giving 2 blockbusters in Pathaan and Tiger 3. Now, a release date has been locked for the 6th film of the franchise War 2.
Hrithik Roshan starrer War 2 gets a release date
Hrithik as Kabir is set to return on the big screen with War 2. This time, he will be accompanied by Jr NTR as the prime antagonist. And reportedly, Kiara Advani has been roped in to play the female lead. While War was directed by Siddharth Anand, the sequel is being helmed by Ayan Mukerji. War 2 will now release on the Independence Day Weekend in 2025.
The audience got a glimpse into the world of War 2 in the end scene of Tiger 3. It shows that Hrithik’s Kabir has turned to a dark path, where he himself can’t recognise if he is the hero or the villain. The shoot for War 2 recently commenced in Spain in October. As per reports, War 2 would be the first time that Tiger, Pathaan and Kabir will come together on screen. This just makes the spy universe all the more bigger.
Future of the spy universe
Till now, 5 films from the YRF spy universe have come out- Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, War, Pathaan and Tiger 3. The lattermost being the latest release. It has created a box office storm crossing Rs 260 crore at the domestic box office. Pathaan is the third highest grossing Hindi film of all time in India.
The future of the spy universe has War 2 up next. Then, there is the reported Tiger Vs Pathaan film with Salman and SRK. There is also reportedly a female spy film in the works with Alia Bhatt in the lead.