Tiger Shroff and Janhvi Kapoor are all set to team up for the first time in Siddharth Anand’s upcoming action-drama, Rambo. The movie is an Indian adaptation of the Hollywood classic starring Sylvester Stallone and has been in development for the last six years. The grand-scale action drama was officially announced in 2017 with Tiger Shroff as the lead, but has since been delayed for varied reasons.
War and Pathaan director, Siddharth Anand is producing the film and Shehzada director, Rohit Dhawan is set to direct the film.
Tiger Shroff And Janhvi Kapoor’s First On-screen Collaboration
As per latest media reports, Janhvi Kapoor has been roped in to feature opposite Tiger Shroff in the Rambo adaptation. Janhvi will be seen essaying the role of the leading lady in this Rohit Dhawan-directed action drama, marking her first on-screen collaboration with Tiger.
“Tiger and Janhvi are finally working together after several attempts in the past. Janhvi’s character details in Rambo are being kept under wraps at the moment, but she plays a pivotal role crucial to the storyline. Both actors have known each other for years and are excited to finally collaborate professionally,” a source close to the project told Pinkvilla.
Tiger Shroff To Undergo Intensive Training For Rambo Remake
The remake of Rambo is expected to begin filming in January 2024. The majority of the filming will take place in Europe on an unprecedented scale. Producer Siddharth Anand and director Rohit Dhawan have set their sights on creating a character that embodies the quintessential action hero in India. To accomplish this and pay homage to the original, Tiger will undergo intensive training under the supervision of international experts. He will also receive training in weaponry and guerrilla warfare to prepare for his role as the last surviving member of an elite covert unit of the Indian Armed Forces who returns home to find a war raging in his own land.
“Siddharth Anand, Rohit Dhawan and their team have passionately been working on this project and have crafted a beautiful adaptation of Rambo in an Indian context. They are infusing their unique vision while presenting Tiger in a way that captures Sylvester Stallone’s essence and persona, while also differentiating his character from John J. Rambo. The makers are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the Indian Rambo delivers a visual spectacle with international-level action,” the source further said, adding that the makers are targeting to release this film in cinemas sometime in 2025.
The makers are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the Indian Rambo delivers a visual spectacle with international-level action. Tiger and Janhvi will commence shooting for this Siddharth Anand production after finishing their current commitments.
Tiger Shroff To Shoot Three Action Films Back To Back
According to media reports, Tiger has an interesting lineup of films in the coming years. After finishing his work on the action thriller Ganpath Part 1, Tiger joins Rohit Shetty‘s cop universe with Singham Again, starring Ajay Devgn. Tiger has an important special appearance in the action film. He will shoot for his bit in the first schedule of the film around September or October.
By the end of 2023, Tiger will also gear up for the Hindi remake of Rambo which has been in the news for a while. The makers are expected to go on the floor by January year. The film is being helmed by Rohit Dhawan and produced by Siddharth Anand. After this, he will be doing Baaghi 3. The film, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, is expected to go on the floor by mid 2024.
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