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Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan Greenlight ‘Tiger vs Pathaan,’ Filming Commences in March

Two of Bollywood’s most iconic stars, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, have enthusiastically given their approval for the film project titled ‘Tiger vs Pathaan.’ The duo, known for their significant contributions to the Indian film industry, is set to share the screen in this highly anticipated film. The production is slated to kick off in March, creating significant excitement among fans and industry enthusiasts eager to witness these Bollywood legends collaborate on screen.

Numerous reports had been buzzing about Yash Raj Films’ ‘Tiger vs Pathaan,’ creating a significant buzz within the industry and among fans. The prospect of bringing Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan together for a full-fledged film generated immense excitement.


Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan Greenlight 'Tiger vs. Pathaan,' Filming Commences in March
Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan Greenlight ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan,’ Filming Commences in March


Initially, there were speculations that Aditya Chopra, the head of YRF, would arrange a joint narration of ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan’ for both Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. However, recent updates suggest that the much-anticipated film has already undergone narration to the two superstars, conducted in separate meetings over a month ago. This development adds to the mounting anticipation surrounding the collaboration between these two Bollywood stalwarts in the upcoming movie.

Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have officially given their approval for ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan.’ The film’s script has already been presented to the two mega-stars, and sources have confirmed that after Aditya Chopra’s narration, the script has been finalized. The team is now gearing up to commence pre-production activities in November, with shooting scheduled to begin in March the following year. Indeed, ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan’ is set to hit the floors in March 2024, marking a highly anticipated collaboration between these Bollywood icons.

A trade source has disclosed, “The script for ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan’ has been firmly locked following the enthusiastic approval of the two stalwarts of Hindi cinema. This film marks a momentous occasion as it reunites the two giants of Indian cinema for a full-fledged movie, reminiscent of their earlier box-office hit ‘Karan Arjun.’ Prior to their collaboration, it was imperative for them to resonate with the script and be convinced that it possesses the elements to meet the lofty expectations surrounding their grand on-screen reunion.”

The same source further added, “Aditya Chopra conducted separate meetings with SRK and Salman, where he narrated the film to them. The superstar duo has expressed genuine appreciation for the story, paving the way for the film to commence production in March!” This development sets the stage for an eagerly awaited cinematic reunion between Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Directed by Siddharth Anand, ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan’ is being hailed as one of India’s grandest cinematic productions. It is an integral part of the Yash Raj Films (YRF) Spy Universe, which was initially initiated with the ‘Tiger’ franchise. The ‘Tiger’ series, featuring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, commenced with ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (2012) and ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ (2017), and later extended to ‘War’ (2019), starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff.

Following these successes, ‘Pathaan’ (2023) emerged, featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham, which has become the highest-grossing Hindi film of all time. All four films within the YRF Spy Universe have achieved blockbuster status. The forthcoming installment in this espionage franchise is ‘Tiger 3,’ slated for release in November, coinciding with the Diwali festival holiday. This cinematic universe has captivated audiences and cemented its position as a significant force in Indian cinema.

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