Jawan ( transl. Soldier) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action thriller film co-written and directed by Atlee, in his first Hindi film.
It stars Shah Rukh Khan in a dual role, alongside Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Deepika Padukone (billed as a special appearance), Priyamani and Sanya Malhotra.
A man is driven by a personal vendetta to rectify the wrongs in society, while keeping a promise made years ago. He comes up against a monstrous outlaw with no fear, who's caused extreme suffering to many.
Initial release: 7 September 2023
Director: Atlee Kumar
Budget: est. ₹220−250 crore
Music director: Anirudh Ravichander
Producers: Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan
Distributed by: Yash Raj Films, AA Films
More than a Hindi film, Jawan seems to be a Tamil film made in Hindi. That is also what works in its favor. Starting from the cast that comprises Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi to the way that Shah Rukh Khan has been presented, Jawan is more Tamil than Hindi.