On January 25, the theatrical release of ‘Fighter,’ an Aerial action Drama featuring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, garnered positive responses from fans on its opening day. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film also boasts a stellar cast including Anil Kapoor, Sanjeeda Shaikh, Karan Singh Grover, and Akshay Oberoi in significant roles, contributing to its strong debut at the box office.
Ten days prior to the film’s release, the team behind ‘Fighter’ revealed its trailer, featuring the anticipated intense aerial action sequences.
The official teaser, unveiled in December 2023, had already provided a glimpse into the movie. This teaser showcased the lead cast engaging in high-flying jet maneuvers and performing aerial stunts. Additionally, it offered snippets of a lively party track with the lead cast and a romantic kissing scene featuring Hrithik and Deepika. The teaser concluded on a high note, with the background tune of “Sujlam Suflam,” accompanied by Hrithik unfurling a tricolour from his aircraft.
The box office journey of ‘Fighter’ has commenced on a solid note. The captivating on-screen chemistry between Deepika and Hrithik, coupled with awe-inspiring aerial stunts, has mesmerized fans. Early estimates suggest that the film has raked in Rs 22 crore, despite its release on a regular working weekday, indicating a promising start. Anticipated to gain momentum over the extended weekend, especially with Republic Day boosting attendance, ‘Fighter’ faces a crucial juncture that could shape its overall box office success.
About The Movie
‘Fighter,’ an action thriller centered around an Indian Air Force squad on a mission, is set to exclude Gulf countries from its release, with the exception of the United Arab Emirates. This decision stems from the absence of approval from the Gulf Cooperation Council Censors. The film, delving into themes involving Pakistan, Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, the Pulwama terror attack, and India’s response at Balakot, stars Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor in pivotal roles. The movie hit theaters on January 25.