Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer action thriller War is still at the top of its game as it approaches the end of its third week. It has crossed the Rs 300 crore mark after 19 days of its box office run.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, “#War is 300 Not Out… #YRF’s third film to cross ₹ 300 cr, after #Sultan  and #TigerZindaHai … [#Hindi; Week 3] Fri 2.80 cr, Sat 4.35 cr, Sun 5.60 cr. Total: ₹ 287.90 cr. Including #Tamil + #Telugu: ₹ 301.75 cr. #India biz.”
Crossed ₹ 50 cr: Day 1
₹ 100 cr: Day 3
₹ 125 cr: Day 4
₹ 150 cr: Day 5
₹ 175 cr: Day 6
₹ 200 cr: Day 7
₹ 225 cr: Day 8
₹ 250 cr: Day 11
₹ 275 cr: Day 13
₹ 300 cr: Day 19
#India biz.” Taran added in another tweet.
Vaani Kapoor, Ashutosh Rana and Anupria Goenka play supporting roles in the movie. Siddharth Anand has directed the film on a screenplay penned by himself and Shridhar Raghavan.
The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta gave the film 2 stars. She wrote in her review, “The girls, Vaani Kapoor as a lissome dancer, and Anupriya Goel as an ace code-cracker, get some air-time, but it’s the boys who have all the fun: falling off choppers, zooming about in fast cars, diving off bridges, getting in some bloody fisticuff-time. Shroff shouldn’t ever team up with Roshan again though; on his own, Tiger is a dream dancer with jaw-dropping moves, and can take on five hundred armed desperadoes; when Hrithik is around, though, he recedes into the background.”
“The last time Hrithik looked as sexy, was in Dhoom 2 (2006), also a Yashraj film. The golden streaks have been replaced with a bit of grey at the temples, but the bronzed cheekbones decorated with a few fetching scars, the fighting-fit figure in fatigues-and-dark-glasses and the case-hardened look, is full eye-candy. I’m not revealing anything by telling you that War looks all set to be a franchise: next time maybe go complete comic-book silly? Now that’s a spy I will buy,” she added.