4 top action directors of the world roped in to create the biggest visual spectacle for an Indian movie
Two of the biggest action superstars of our generation, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff have been pitted against each other in YRF’s much-awaited, mega-action entertainer War. And we have learnt that there are a series of massive showdowns, all huge action spectacles, that have been choreographed by four big action directors from across the globe!
“When we have Hrithik taking on Tiger, the promise of the film to audiences become huge and we wanted to deliver the action experience for people to feel the adrenaline rush. We have four of the top action directors from different parts of the world like Paul Jennings, Franz Spilhaus, SeaYoung Oh and Parvez Shaikh – all specialists in creating a different type of spectacle, choreographing breath-taking, never seen before action stunts. Hrithik and Tiger will be seen fighting each other on land, ocean, ice and even air! We will be disclosing all these big action moments strategically to audiences,” says director, Siddharth Anand.
Paul Jennings has worked in big Hollywood action spectacles like The Dark Knight starring Christian Bale, San Andreas starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Reacher starring Tom Cruise and Game of Thrones. South Korean master action director SeaYoung Oh is known for designing brilliant hand to hand combat sequences. He has worked in films like Avengers : Age of Ultron, Pokemon XY, Snowpiercer among others. Franz Spilhaus has designed spectacular action sequences in films like Safe House starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds, Eye in the Sky, Death Race, etc. Parvez Shaikh has previously designed action in big ticket Bollywood films like Tiger Zinda Hai, Junglee, Kesari, Mary Kom, among others.
The biggest action entertainer of the year will see both Hrithik and Tiger push their bodies to the limit to pull off these death-defying acting stunts. War is set to be a visual spectacle for quintessential action cinema lovers as Hrithik and Tiger fight each other relentlessly to try and beat each other.
Produced by Yash Raj Films, the high-octane film that also stars Vaani Kapoor opposite Hrithik Roshan, is set to release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on the big National Holiday of Gandhi Jayanti, October 2.