Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jawan' to hit screens on this date

Directed by Atlee, the film also stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi in key roles

Jawan teaser A screengrab from the film's teaser

Fans of Shah Rukh Khan will have to wait till September 7 for the superstar's second release of the year 'Jawan'.

Shah Rukh and producer of the action-entertainer Gauri Khan shared the new release date of the film on Instagram on Saturday. 'Jawan' was earlier scheduled to premiere on June 2.

The film marks Shah Rukh's maiden project with filmmaker Atlee, known for directing blockbuster Tamil movies Raja Rani, Their, Mersal and Bigil.

Jawan, a pan India release, promises to be a spectacular event film with high-octane action sequences and talent assembled from across Indian cinema.

It is produced by Shah Rukh's production company Red Chillies Entertainment. The movie also features South stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi in pivotal roles.

The film will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Shah Rukh was last seen in action blockbuster 'Pathaan', which crossed Rs 1,000 crore mark at the global box office. He will also be seen in Rajkumar Hirani's 'Dunki' this year, scheduled to be released in December.