Yash Raj Films, known for blockbuster hits like 'Pathaan', 'War,' and 'Tiger,' is gearing up for its first-ever female-led film in the spy universe. The upcoming movie stars Alia Bhatt and Sharvari in the lead roles and is set to be directed by Shiv Rawail, renowned for his work in 'The Railway Men.'
Alia Bhatt and Sharvari to play lead in YRF's spy-Universe
According to reports, Alia and Sharvari will portray "super agents" in the film, marking a significant shift in the spy universe's dynamics. While the franchise already boasts stars like Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif from 'Pathaan' and 'Tiger,' respectively, this new venture places women at the forefront.
Shiv Rawail, recognized for his contributions as an assistant director on Yash Raj Films projects such as 'Dhoom 3' and 'Fan,' made his directorial debut with the 2023 series 'The Railway Men.' The production of this highly anticipated film is scheduled to commence this year.
About Yash Raj Film's Spy Universe
This groundbreaking project underscores YRF's commitment to diversity and innovation in storytelling. The spy universe, conceptualized by producer Aditya Chopra, began with franchises like "Tiger" and "War," featuring leading male actors like Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan. "Pathaan," starring Shah Rukh Khan, further expanded the universe's scope, captivating audiences worldwide.
Following this trend, the next installment in the spy universe, "War 2," starring Hrithik Roshan and NTR Jr., will be helmed by Ayan Mukerji, promising another exhilarating cinematic experience.
Upcoming Projects of Alia Bhatt and Sharvari
Beyond the spy universe, Alia Bhatt is set to dazzle audiences in director Vasan Bala's "Jigra" and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Love & War" alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal. Meanwhile, Sharvari has joined forces with director Nikkhil Advani for "Vedaa," co-starring John Abraham and Tamannaah Bhatia. In this film, John portrays a mentor figure to Sharvari, promising audiences riveting action sequences and compelling storytelling.
Now, with its groundbreaking female-led spy thriller and a lineup of exciting projects, Yash Raj Films is to continue to push boundaries and redefine Indian cinema.