Fighter Box Office Collection Day 9: Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan’s Action Film Crosses ₹150 Crore in India
Box Office Collection
Fighter, the much-anticipated action film starring Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan, has crossed the ₹150 crore mark in India after nine days at The Box Office. The film, directed by Siddharth Anand, was released on January 25 and has seen a steady decline in numbers after a strong opening day.
On its second Friday, Fighter continued its downward trend, earning an estimated ₹5.35 crore nett on India. This brings the film’s total domestic Box Office Collection to ₹151.85 crore nett, according to Sacnilk.com.
Highest Day-Wise Collection
Fighter‘s highest day-wise collection was on its first Friday, when it earned ₹39.5 crore nett. The film then earned ₹27.5 crore nett on Saturday, ₹29 crore nett on Sunday, ₹8 crore nett on Monday, ₹7.5 crore nett on Tuesday, ₹6.5 crore nett on Wednesday, and ₹6 crore nett on Thursday.
Worldwide Box Office Collection
Fighter has also performed well at the worldwide Box Office, crossing the ₹250 crore gross mark. The film has been particularly successful in the United States, where it has earned $4.3 million.
Fighter tells the story 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 members of the elite IAF unit, Air Dragons. The film follows their journey as they protect the nation from militant activities in the Srinagar Valley.
Fighter’s Official Synopsis
“Militant activities are going out of control in the Srinagar Valley, so a new and elite unit, Air Dragons, is commissioned by the Air Headquarters. They are now the first responders to any hostile activity. They comprise the best combat aviators handpicked from across the IAF. Fighter is the story of Air Dragons, who are willing to give it their all for the nation while going through the highs and lows of their internal and external battles.”
In addition to Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor, Fighter also features Karan Singh Grover and Akshay Oberoi. The film marks Deepika’s third film with Siddharth Anand after 2008’s Bachna Ae Haseeno and the 2023 blockbuster Pathaan, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham. Hrithik Roshan and Siddharth have collaborated on projects such as Bang Bang (2014) and the 2019 action film War.
Fighter has received mixed reviews from critics. Some have praised the film’s action sequences and performances, while others have criticized its repetitive plot and lack of originality. However, the film has been a commercial success, appealing to audiences with its high-octane action and patriotic themes.