War Box-Office Collection Day 5: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff’s Film Crosses Rs 150 Crore Mark

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 October 2019, 03:30 PM
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in War.
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in War. (Photo Credit : Instagram )

Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan’s War, which hit the screens on October 2, is running successfully at the box-office. After crossing the Rs 100-crore mark in just three days, War is now edging towards the Rs 200-crore club. The action thriller earned Rs 36.10 crore on Sunday, taking War’s total box office collection to Rs 159.7 crore in Hindi and Rs 166.25 crore including Tamil and Telugu.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the numbers on Twitter and wrote, ''War #Hindi: Wed 51.60 cr, Thu 23.10 cr, Fri 21.30 cr, Sat 27.60 cr, Sun 36.10 cr. Total: ₹ 159.70 cr. #Tamil + #Telugu: Wed 1.75 cr, Thu 1.25 cr, Fri 1.15 cr, Sat 1.10 cr, Sun 1.30 cr. Total: ₹ 6.55 cr. Total: ₹ 166.25 cr #India biz.''

In another tweet, he revealed that War is now the highest grossing film over an extended weekend this year as well as the highest first day earner of 2019. ''War hits the ball out of the park... Sets the BO on fire on Day 5 [Sun]... Emerges the highest grossing *extended* weekend of 2019... East, West, North, South, #War packs a solid punch,'' he wrote, adding, ''War benchmarks... Highest *Day 1* + weekend [#Hindi]. Highest *Day 1* + weekend on a national holiday [#Hindi]. Highest *first Sunday* of 2019 [#Hindi]. Highest *extended* opening weekend for #HrithikRoshan, #TigerShroff and director #SiddharthAnand. #India biz.''

War, directed by Siddharth Anand, has not only become Tiger and Hrithik's biggest opener till date, but has also beaten the opening day record of big films like Bharat and Avengers Endgame.

Overwhelmed with the film's success, Hrithik Roshan said in a statement, "It is an incredible response to our hard work and I’m truly grateful to the audience for loving our film. When we decided to make War, we were clear that we were attempting to do something that has never been done in Indian cinema and we went all out to make it happen. So, it’s hugely validating to see the fantastic response of the people enjoying our action entertainer in the theatres."

In War, Hrithik is pitted against Tiger Shroff, and the actor said working with the young star was a learning experience. "I was learning. I was constantly watching his honesty, integrity, the process that he applies. To pull off a two-hero film, you need two people, who are honest and have love and admiration for each other. With Tiger, I feel so much love and admiration for the person he is and the actor that he is," Hrithik said.

War tells the story of an agent Khalid (Tiger Shroff) who is sent on a mission to eliminate his senior and mentor Kabir (Hrithik Roshan) who has gone rogue.

First Published: Monday, October 07, 2019 03:15 PM
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