Hrithik Roshan is one of the biggest stars of the Hindi film industry. He is known as the biggest action entertainer and delivered some of the biggest hits in his film career. On the other hand, Jr NTR is one the biggest stars of the South film industry. He is currently basking in the success of his film ‘RRR’ which also won Oscars, Golden Globes, and Hollywood Critics Association Awards.
Recently, we have seen many films starring Bollywood and South’s biggest faces together. Now, these two stars are set to star together in one film and will share the same screen together. Yes! You read it right! ‘War 2’ which was earlier announced has got Jr. NTR on board to play the second lead in the film.
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Jr. NTR V/s Hrithik Roshan?
It'll be a clash of kings as Jr NTR joins the cast of the sequel to the hit actioner War, in which he'll face off against superstar Hrithik Roshan. War 2, directed by Ayan Mukerji, will begin filming by the end of the year.
The film is touted as a truly pan-India production, bringing together Hrithik Roshan and Jr NTR, who is now riding a global wave of success with the Oscar-winning RRR. According to industry sources, War 2 will be an "action spectacle" featuring a "war of wits and a furious showdown" between Hrithik and Jr NTR. Following his fantasy action adventure ‘Brahmastra’, Ayan Mukerji enters the domain of the YRF spy universe.
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A trade source confirmed the news saying, “Jr NTR joins the cast of the sequel to the smash actioner War, where he will face off against superstar Hrithik Roshan. Ayan Mukerji's War 2 will begin filming towards the end of the year. The film is billed as a truly pan-India trip, bringing together Hrithik Roshan and Jr NTR, who is now riding a global wave of success with the Oscar-winning RRR 'War 2' will be a "action spectacular" featuring a "war of wits and a ferocious showdown" between Hrithik and Jr NTR.”
‘YRF’s’ Spy Universe
After Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), War (2019), Pathaan (2022), and the soon-to-be-released Tiger 3, War 2 is the sixth film in the YRF Spy Universe (2023). The film will continue the events of Tiger 3 and will be followed by the epic face-off between Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in Tiger v/s Pathaan. For those who are unaware, 'War', starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, was the highest-earning film of the year, generating over Rs 300 crore in India and achieving blockbuster status at the box office.