Yash Raj Films is one of the most prominent production houses in Bollywood. The film house with a big legacy and a bigger success ratio is turning 50 soon. The goss is that the production house is all set to celebrate their 50th anniversary in a grand way and a part of which include announcing films starring the biggest names from Bollywood.
Founded in 1970 by late Yash Chopra, the banner has been flourishing ever since and is now head by Aditya Chopra. While the banner has been active every year, this year calls for a big as it marks a half-century completion.
A source close to Bollywood Hungama said, “YRF is one of the very few production houses, besides Rajshri etc, that has such a feat of making films regularly since ages. Even Rajshri is not so regular while YRF is had at least a couple of releases annually. Many of them have been successful and acclaimed. YRF is also a known banner; a layman might not know about many production houses but everyone knows Yash Raj Films. Hence, it’s only fitting that their 50th anniversary is celebrated in a grand manner. The team has been planning about it since more than a year and will make the announcement at the right time.”
“That’s something that’s the core team has kept it top secret. One part of the celebration is announcing big projects starring the biggest of names,” Source added.
The buzz has been stronger in the trade circuit as well. Talking about the same, a trade source said, “Those who are aware that YRF will be launching projects with big stars are already speculating which films these might be. The names of Tiger 3 with Salman Khan, Dhoom 4 and Shah Rukh Khan’s next are already been tossed around. Also, earlier this year, YRF gave the biggest blockbuster of 2019 so far with War, starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. A sequel to this actioner can’t be ruled out. And talking of big stars, even Aamir Khan and also popular actresses like Anushka Sharma, also a YRF Talent, might be roped in by YRF, who knows.”
Meanwhile, apart from the speculated and rumoured ones, YRF already has a long lineup with Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar starrer Prithviraj, Ranveer Singh starre Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor starrer Shamshera and Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti starrer Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar.