Release date=7 september 2023

Jawan[3] (transl. Soldier) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action thriller film written and directed by Atlee. It stars Shah Rukh Khan in a dual role with Vijay SethupathiNayantharaSanya Malhotra and Priyamani.[4][5] The music is composed by Anirudh Ravichander.[6]

Principal photography commenced in September 2021 with filming taking place in PuneMumbaiHyderabadChennaiRajasthan and Aurangabad. Jawan was initially planned to release on 2 June 2023, but was postponed due to post-production needing more work.[7] It is now scheduled for theatrical release on 7 September 2023, coinciding with Janmashtami.


In late 2019, it was rumored that Shah Rukh Khan would team up with Tamil film director Atlee and the project was confirmed in 2020.[12][13] In May 2021, it was reported that the filming would commence soon.[14]


Nayanthara was finalized, thus marking her Hindi cinema debut.[15][16] PriyamaniSunil GroverSanya Malhotra and Yogi Babu later joined the cast. Babu joined with Khan after a decade, last he acted with Khan in Chennai ExpressRana Daggubati was offered the antagonist role but declined citing health issues and thus the role went to Vijay Sethupathi.[17][18][19] Deepika Padukone joined the cast in August 2022 in Chennai to shoot her cameo.[20] In September 2022, Thalapathy Vijay was confirmed to make a cameo in the film.[21] In March 2023, Sanjay Dutt joined the cast to shoot an action-packed cameo.[22]


Principal photography commenced in September 2021 in Pune.[23] Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara joined the 10–days shoot.[24] Khan resumed the shoot in June 2022 in Hyderabad.[25] Nayanthara joined the Mumbai schedule on 26 June 2022, after her marriage.[26] Some family sequences were taken in this schedule.[27]

In August, next schedule started in Chennai, where Deepika Padukone shot her cameo part.[28][29] Later Vijay Sethupathi joined the shoot. Some action sequences between Khan and Sethupathi were taken in this schedule.[30][31] A song featuring Priyamani and Khan was also shot in this schedule, in jail.[32] A month long Chennai schedule was wrapped on 7 October.[33][34]

Next schedule was held in Rajasthan, in October.[35] Khan and Nayanthara joined this 20–days schedule.[36] Next schedule was held in February 2023,[37] where Khan shot some chase scenes.[38] Sanjay Dutt joined the shoot on 20 March 2023,[39] to shoot an action-packed cameo.[40] Shooting wrapped in April 2023, with 2 songs, featuring Khan and Nayanthara, and the other one featuring Deepika Padukone for her cameo appearance.[41]


A. R. Rahman was reportedly approached by director Atlee to compose for the film.[42] Rahman subsequently declined the offer for reasons unknown, and Anirudh Ravichander was chosen to compose for the film, who would thus mark his debut as a solo composer in Bollywood, previously having composed a song for David and the background score of Jersey. The music rights were bagged by T-Series.[43][44]


Jawan is scheduled for a theatrical release on 7 September 2023 in Hindi along with dubbed versions in TamilTelugu languages.[45] Earlier the film was scheduled to release on 2 June 2023. Later in May 2023, it was reported that film is delayed to August 2023.[46][47][48] The film was later reported to release on the original release date,[49] However, later it was confirmed that the film will release on 7 September 2023.[50]

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