Marketed as one of the biggest action entertainers of the year, War, that features Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff versus each other, has three Hollywood action-choreographers working on the action sequences of the film. Paul Jennings, Franz Spilhaus, SeaYoung Oh and famous Bollywood action-director Parvez Shaikh, these three have choreographed the action sequences of this Yash Raj Films project.
As per an official statement released by Siddharth Anand, War’s director,
“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, Sea Young Oh and Parvez Shaikh all specialists in creating a different type of spectacle, choreographing breath-taking, never seen before action stunts.”
This movie is more special in one other way. Tiger openly admires Hrithik for his fitness. Both are fitness freaks and capitalizing on this attitude. Both are being cast in the same frame for the very first time in their careers and that too standing against each other. Not expected at all till date.
Coming back to Siddarth, he further added, that the filmmakers will be revealing the big action sequences in a special way.
Jennings is popular his work on Hollywood action spectacles like The Dark Knight, San Andreas, Jack Reacher and Game of Thrones,
Meanwhile, South Korean master action director SeaYoung is known for designing hand-to-hand combat sequences in films such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Snowpiercer among others.
Spilhaus is credited for both action-direction in Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds’s Safe House and Death Race.
And last but not the least, our home talent i.e. Indian Action Choreographer: Shaikh has previously designed action in big-ticket Bollywood films like Tiger Zinda Hai, Kesari and Mary Kom, among others.
WAR, will have Vaani Kapoor as the leading lady for Hrithik and will be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on October 2nd.
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