War (2019 film)

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War
War official poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySiddharth Anand
Produced byAditya Chopra
Written by
Screenplay byShridhar Raghavan
Siddharth Anand
Story by
Starring
Music by
CinematographyBenjamin Jasper
Edited byAarif Sheikh
Production
company
Distributed byYash Raj Films
Release date
  • 2 October 2019 (2019-10-02)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

War is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Siddharth Anand. It is produced by Aditya Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films, and stars Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor. The film follows an Indian soldier who is assigned to eliminate his mentor, who had turned rogue.

Principal photography of the film began in the second week of September 2018, and concluded in March 2019. Initially titled Fighters, the film's title was changed after the release of the official teaser in July 2019. The film's soundtrack is composed by Vishal–Shekhar, with lyrics written by Kumaar, and released under the banner YRF Music. War is scheduled to be theatrically released in India in IMAX on 2 October 2019, the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

Premise[edit]

Khalid, an Indian soldier, is assigned to eliminate Kabir, a former soldier turned rogue, who mentored Khalid. This leads to 'war' between them.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On occasion of Yash Chopra’s birth anniversary, Yash Raj Films announced a thrilling action film starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff.[4] Hrithik and Tiger shared screen space for the first time in the film directed by Siddharth Anand. It has been thirteen years since Hrithik and YRF teamed up post Dhoom 2. And, the film is Tiger’s first YRF film. Vaani Kapoor was finalised to play lead role.[5][6] Two international action choreographers from Hollywood and Korea were employed to design action sequences. Siddharth the director stated, “We want to push the benchmark of action movies that are made in our country. So, we are bringing two of the biggest action choreographers together to design some of the most outlandish and visually-spectacular sequences. On one hand, we have Andy R Armstrong from Hollywood and on the other, we have Mr Oh, who is an outstanding martial arts action choreographer from South Korea.”[7]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in the second week of September 2018.[8] The film also has a dance off between the two stars.[9] The film schedule was wrapped up in the beginning of March 2019.[10]

Marketing and release[edit]

The film is scheduled for release on 2 October 2019, coinciding with the Gandhi Jayanti.[11] The official 4K teaser of the film was released on 15 July 2019 by Yash Raj Films. It has garnered 54 million views since it was released.[12][13][14][15]

The official trailer of the film was released on 27 August 2019 by Yash Raj Films.[16].

Soundtrack[edit]

War
Soundtrack album by
StudioVishal and Shekhar Studio
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelYRF Music
ProducerAditya Chopra
Vishal–Shekhar chronology
Bharat
(2019)
War
(2019)
Khaali Peeli
(2020)

This soundtrack of the film is composed by Vishal–Shekhar, with lyrics written by Kumaar.

Track listing
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Ghungroo"Arijit Singh, Shilpa Rao5:02
2."Paani Paani"Neha Kakkar, KK 
3."Tere Pyaar"Papon, Harshdeep Kaur 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Is Hrithik Roshan playing an Army Officer in Bang Bang director Siddharth Anand's next". India Today. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  2. ^ "'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' fame Dipannita Sharma joins YRF's next starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff". Free Press. 4 October 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Padmaavat Fame Anupriya Goenka To Star In Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff's YRF Film". Spotboye. 20 June 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  4. ^ "BREAKING: Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff to star in Yash Raj Films' Next". Bollywood Hungama. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  5. ^ "I Don't Think Anyone Will Look at Me: Vaani Kapoor on Doing a Film with Hrithik Rohan, Tiger Shroff". News 18. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Vaani Kapoor on dance-off with Tiger and Hrithik: I stand no chance". Indian Express. 21 August 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Two international action choreographers roped in for Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff's action film". DNA. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  8. ^ Pathak, Vedanshi (5 September 2018). "Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan begin shooting for their venture with YRF". Filmfare. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan dance-off in next film: Confirmed". India Today. 1 May 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Hrithik Roshan And Tiger Shroff Wrap Schedule For Siddharth Anand's Film. See Pics". NDTV. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff's action film to release on October 2, 2019". Hindustan Times. 3 February 2018. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  12. ^ "War - official 4K Teaser - Hrithik Roshan - Tiger Shroff - Vaani Kapoor - 2nd October". YouTube. Yash Raj Films. 15 July 2019.
  13. ^ "War teaser out. Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff fight each other, Vaani Kapoor sizzles in bikini". India Today. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  14. ^ "War teaser: It's Hrithik Roshan vs Tiger Shroff in the most buffed-up film of the year". Hindustan Times. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  15. ^ "War teaser: Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff's adrenaline pumping face-off is just awesome!". Zee News. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  16. ^ "War Official Trailer - Hrithik Roshan - Tiger Shroff - Vaani Kapoor - Releasing 2 October 2019". YouTube. Yash Raj Films. 27 August 2019.

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