Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, the dynamic duo of Indian cinema, have been making waves in Italy as they shoot for their highly anticipated movie ‘Fighter.’ Recently, a captivating behind-the-scenes moment emerged from their Italian escapade, featuring not only the stars themselves but also the film’s director Siddharth Anand, his wife Mamta Anand, and renowned choreographer Bosco Martis.
This delightful selfie, taken by Hrithik Roshan, captures Deepika Padukone sitting beside him at an outdoor location, seemingly a charming Italian restaurant. The picture offers a sneak peek into their shoot-break in Italy, where the ‘Fighter’ team paused for a coffee break, showcasing their camaraderie off-screen.
The image was shared on Instagram by actor Arfeen Khan, who was spotted next to director Siddharth Anand in the photo. Khan expressed his enthusiasm by writing, “Fighter in action… amazing people, amazing shoot @hrithikroshan @deepikapadukone @boscomartis.”
The captivating moment also found its way onto Twitter, where fans shared their excitement about the film’s progress. A fanpage exclaimed, “Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Siddharth Anand, Mamta Anand, and Bosco Martis during Fighter shoot in Italy.”
Moreover, recent reports suggest that Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone’s Italian sojourn includes the filming of two songs for ‘Fighter.’ In one of the dance numbers, Hrithik is set to showcase his impeccably toned physique.
Notably, a behind-the-scenes photo of Deepika Padukone from the shoot has also circulated on social media, intriguing fans with its intriguing visuals. The snapshot, featuring Deepika in elaborate makeup, sparked speculation that it might be linked to one of the songs from the movie.
‘Fighter,’ directed by Siddharth Anand, is hailed as India’s inaugural aerial action film. The film’s motion poster was unveiled on Independence Day in 2023, showcasing the stellar trio of Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor.
Initially announced in January 2021, ‘Fighter’ faced delays in pre-production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, filming finally commenced in November 2022. While the film’s original release date of September 3, 2022, was postponed multiple times due to production challenges arising from the pandemic, it is now slated to hit theaters on January 25, 2024, aligning with Republic Day.