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YRF's Tiger vs Pathaan to unite superstars after 28 years

The 7th film of the YRF spy universe will mark Salman and Shahrukh's return as the lead actors in the same movie after 28 years.

Still from the film Pathaan (Image: Twitter/ @jammypants4)

Following the immense success of Pathaan, Yash Raj Films (YRF) will reportedly be producing a film starring Bollywood heavyweights Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. The news was shared by Bollywood trade analyst, Taran Adarsh on Twitter, who revealed that the film will be directed by Pathaan director Siddharth Anand.

Touted to be the biggest Bollywood film till date, Tiger VS Pathaan is expected to go on floors in 2024. According to media reports, the film is part of the YRF Spy Universe, which is centered on a series of spy action-thriller films, featuring various fictional RAW agents duch as Tiger (Salman Khan) in Ek Tha Tiger, Kabir (Hrithik Roshan) in WAR and Pathaan(SRK) in Pathaan.

The upcoming movie will mark the onscreen return of Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan in lead roles after their last performance together in the 1995 film Karan Arjun. Since then, the duo collaborated on and off on movies, making special appearances in each other’s films, including their latest Tiger, Pathaan, Zero, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam. According to the media, Shah Rukh is said to be appearing in a cameo in Salman and Katrina Kaif’s third instalment of the Tiger franchise. Salman Khan's Tiger 3 will feature Emraan Hashmi playing the role of an antagonist. The film will hit the theatres on November 10.