Fighter, the action-packed collaboration between Bollywood icons Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, has conquered new heights at the box office, reaching an impressive ₹118 crore nett in just four days of its release in India.
Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film, which centers around the elite Indian Air Force unit, Air Dragons, has captivated audiences with its gripping narrative and stellar performances.
On the fourth day, Fighter witnessed a surge in collections, amassing ₹28.5 crore nett on Sunday alone. The film had garnered a comparable figure of ₹27.5 crore nett on Saturday, showcasing consistent popularity.
The Hindi occupancy on Sunday stood at 31.56 percent overall, peaking at 43.38 percent during evening shows. Chennai led the way with the highest overall occupancy at 63.75 percent, followed closely by Jaipur at 39 percent.
Siddharth Anand’s Fighter delves into the courageous journey of Squadron Leader Shamsher Pathania (Hrithik Roshan), Squadron Leader Minal Rathore (Deepika Padukone), and Group Captain Rakesh Jai Singh (Anil Kapoor), along with the other elite members of the Air Dragons.
The film unfolds against the backdrop of escalating militant activities in the Srinagar Valley, prompting the establishment of the Air Dragons as the first responders to hostile activities.
This elite unit, comprising the best combat aviators from the Indian Air Force, becomes the focus of the narrative, depicting their unwavering dedication to the nation amidst internal and external battles.
Critics have praised Fighter for its immersive storytelling and adrenaline-fueled sequences. According to Media “Siddharth Anand’s latest visual spectacle Fighter has upped the stakes in the war drama genre, with Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone delivering top-notch performances as combat aviators. While not flawless, the near-perfect screenplay keeps audiences invested and engaged, overshadowing any minor loopholes.”
As Fighter continues to dominate the box office, it not only marks a milestone in Indian cinema but also solidifies its place as a must-watch aerial action film. With its stellar cast, compelling storyline, and breathtaking visuals, Fighter has undoubtedly earned its wings in the hearts of moviegoers across the nation.