(The article is authored by Alar)
The long wait is finally over as the surprise announcement regarding the much-awaited release of the high-octane action thriller "Pathaan". Featuring none other than the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the titular role, this Siddharth Anand directorial has kept fans on the edge of their seats since its theatrical debut. But now, the wait is finally coming to an end as the official OTT release of "Pathaan" has been confirmed.
After almost 60 days of its theatrical release, this much-anticipated movie co-starring Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, had a successful theatrical run since its release on January 25, is all set to take the digital world by storm with its breathtaking stunts and intense storyline.
Taking to Twitter, Amazon Prime Video dropped the surprise update by writing, "We sense turbulence in the weather; after all, Pathaan is coming! #PathaanOnPrime, March 22 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu @iamsrk @deepikapadukone @thejohnabraham #SiddharthAnand @yrf."
Pathaan marks Shah Rukh Khan's comeback to the big screen after a hiatus of four years. He plays an exiled RAW agent who teams up with an ISI agent (Padukone) to stop a rogue former RAW agent (Abraham) from unleashing a deadly virus on India. The film is the fourth installment in the YRF Spy Universe and features a cameo appearance by Salman Khan as Tiger.
The film has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike for its high-octane action sequences, stunning visuals, catchy music by Vishal-Shekhar and stellar performances by the lead actors. Pathaan has also broken several box office records in India and abroad, becoming the highest-grossing Indian film of 2023 and the second-highest-grossing Hindi film of all time.
The film also stars Dimple Kapadia, Ashutosh Rana, Viraf Patel and Shaji Chaudhary in supporting roles. Pathaan is produced by Aditya Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films and distributed by Yash Raj Films as well.