An agent from YRF Spy Universe (that’s a thing) has urged moviegoers not to share spoilers for Shah Rukh Khan’s new release Pathan which opened today. Actress Katrina Kaif shared a message which she signed as Zoya, the name of her character in Tiger movies that are part of the spy-verse. She wrote in an Instagram Story: “My friend Pathan is on a dangerous mission. It is very important for national security that you do not disclose anything about this. You are all part of this classified mission now. Zoya.” The accompanying picture is one of Katrina Kaif as Zoya.
See Katrina’s post here:
Shah Rukh Khan plays the titular agent in the Pathanhis first lead role since the 2018 film Zero, which also starred Katrina Kaif. The actors had previously teamed up Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Despite warnings against piracy from Katrina Kaif and producers Yash Raj Films, Pathan was allegedly illegally released on two websites yesterday.
Pathanstarring Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, is the fourth film in YRF’s spy-verse after Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai and War, starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. Salman Khan, star of Tiger franchise, makes a cameo appearance in the Pathan just as he did in Zero.
A third Tiger film, with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif reprising their roles, is in production, there is a sequel to it War lined up.
Pathan, directed by Siddharth Anand, opens today to impressive first-day ticket sales. Record high advance bookings for Day 1 have sold 5.5 lakh tickets, second only Baahubali: The Conclusion‘s record.
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