Love and War: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal unite for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic saga

    Love and War will mark Vicky Kaushal's first, while Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor's second collaboration with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. 

    Love and War: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal unite for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic saga

    Speculations were rife that ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has roped in three fine actors Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal for his next. On Wednesday, the official handle of Sanjay’s production house Bhansali Productions finally made it official. Taking to Instagram, the makers announced the movie title as Love and War and wrote, “We bring you Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic saga “Love & War” See you at the movies, Christmas 2025.” The announcement also had the signatures of the star cast.

    Vicky Kaushal, who will mark his first collaboration with Sanjay took to Instagram and shared the news with the caption that read, “An eternal cinema dream has come true.” Alia Bhatt, who recently collaborated with the filmmaker in Gangubai Kathiawadi dropped a red heart and fire emoji in her post. The upcoming film will mark Ranbir’s second collaboration with the filmmaker. For the unversed, he made his acting debut alongside Sonam Kapoor with Saawariya directed by Sanjay.

    As soon as the announcement was made, social media was abuzz with excitement. A user said, “My three favourites in one movie what can be better that this.” The second user said, “This cast = Blockbuster. ” The third user commented, “The excitement at its peak 🔥🔥 the casting.” One of Vicky’s fan wrote, “Happy for you Vicky but the Actress might have been at least somebody else would be better.” “But why didn't he cast Katrina.. She deserves more.. “ added another user.

    The announcement comes a day after reports suggested Bhansali is working on a multi-starrer project. “To set things straight, it’s an original love story and not, inshallah. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has been very keen to take a step back from the period drama’s intense tone. He has been looking to make a love story, and this subject has been at the back of his mind for a while now. SLB feels this is the best time to make a love story and is very excited to tap this genre,” said the source close to Pinkvilla.