The Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff action thriller War continues its box office dominance this week with day five collections bringing the total to Rs. 166.25 crore. The film has had the strongest opening of any Bollywood film, smashing past the record previously held by Thugs of Hindostan.
With no major opposition, the film’s successful run is set to continue through the week. Even as War’s global collections crossed Rs 225 crore, some film trade analysts have predicted that the film’s earnings in India will reach the Rs 200 crore mark within 10 days.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the film’s collection figures on Twitter. “#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,” he wrote.
“So what does the future hold for #War? ⭐️ Biz should grow on Tue [#Dussehra]. ⭐️ Biz on Wed is pivotal, since the trending will demonstrate how strongly it will sustain till #Diwali… Of course, lack of major opposition [till #HouseFull4 arrives] is a bonus. #India biz,” he added further in another tweet.
Follow all the latest updates about Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer War.
'The mass hero has truly arrived'
"With his perseverance and dedication, he is truly deserving of the success he is getting! Receiving incredible feedback from the audience for his role in #War. The MASS hero has truly arrived! @iTIGERSHROFF," tweeted @manyu8888.
Hrithik shared a post decoding his character of Kabir from War
There is a child in him who’s angry.— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) October 7, 2019
A rebel in him who’s calm.
There is the ultimate lover in him who doesn’t believe in love.
There is a saint in him who’s cocky.
And there is the man in him who can’t find himself.
And somewhere some...https://t.co/wSxsSOVfO3#DecodingKabir pic.twitter.com/UMmDCQE6BE
WAR's achievements and records
There are many box office records that Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer War has shattered.
Tiger shares a video from WAR's behind the scenes
'Hrithik is smashing the box office'
Twinkle Khanna tweeted earlier, "Thrilled for my friend @iHrithik where he is smashing the box office with his #War Good things happen to good people:)."
'Everyone should watch WAR atleast twice'
A fan @IamMayaSharma tweeted, "I think everyone shud watch #WAR atleast twice. First to focus on the Action thriller. And second time, just to focus on Hrithik 😍 It's kind of difficult to do both at the same time 😅🤭."
Hrithik Roshan opens up about working in actioners
Hrithik Roshan shares which are his choicest movies. "I love the nuance, aesthetics and subtlety of action movies. I also love the fact that this genre requires both composure and frenzy. I’m more inclined towards action entertainers, which my favourite genre," says the actor, whose latest release War comes under this category.
'WAR left me absolutely speechless'
@Zelgadis47 shared on Twitter, "Dear @iHrithik and @iTIGERSHROFF I just watched #war and it was stunning, left me absolutely speechless!There were twists and turns I would’ve never expected and left me jaw dropping! This was the first Indian movie I’ve ever watched and I can proudly say that I wanna watch more!"
'War is Bollywood’s answer to Hollywood action flick'
@ErKnpandey tweeted, "This is not just a movie but a Trademark That Has Been Set. It was amazing & truly an off the wall jacked up action movie.Always been a fan of H-wod flicks since I have been watching movies and finally I can say, #War is B-wod’s ans to H-wod action flick. WAR MANIA GRIPS NATION."
War's domestic collections reach 166.25 crore
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared War's collections on Twitter. "#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," he wrote.
'Even though the script is a big let down, you want to go watch it again '
"The biggest win factor for #War is even though the script is a big let down, you want to go watch it again !! Repeat audience !! I watched it Saturday and planning to go again this Friday 😊," tweeted Yaseen, who is a fan of the film.
War 'should touch 200cr for its 1st week'
"#WAR collects 36cr on Sunday.. Puts up a massive total for its 1st extended weekend, total collection till Sunday = 165cr... considering holiday tomorrow numbers will boost today as well after 5pm shows... Should touch 200cr for its 1st week (Wed-Tue), #TigerShroff #HrithikRoshan," tweeted film trade analyst Rohit Jaiswal.
Biggest Indian film overseas?
Box Office India in a tweet wrote that "#War Set To Be Top Overseas Grosser of 2019". With overseas collections at around 7 million dollars, War has the collections of Gully Boy and Bharat in its sights.
'Do action movies from here on without taking gaps'
"Audience loves to see you in action roles and you can see the result in form of Humongous Box office collections so far. Please do not look back now and do action movies from here on without taking gaps. Are you listening Kabir? @iHrithik #WAR," tweeted Sohail, a fan of the film.
Hrithik Roshan on War's success
Speaking at the success meet of War, Hrithik Roshan elaborated upon how he feels after the film's massive opening. “I can only say thank you very very much. For me it is a celebration, it is a milestone. I have been fortunate that I have been part of films that have made me feel so empowered. I have felt so much love and passion for both the films. I guess, after this (War’s record breaking box office opening), I feel very very encouraged, and from now on, I am going to set my benchmark even higher,” he said.
Early estimates for Sunday collections at Rs. 36 crore
Reaffirming War's firm hold on the Box office, trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared early estimates of Sunday collections on Twitter. "#WAR records highest Sunday collections for 2019. Early estimates for Sunday All-India Nett BOC is 36 Crs," he wrote.
'Undoubtedly the best of Bollywood'
"Hey @iTIGERSHROFF, watched @War_TheFilm 😍. So amazing film it was 😍. Tiger, you were amazing throught the film 😍. So so wonderfully portayed Khalid... So proud of you.. The climax scene was undoubtedly the best of #Bollywood 😍. Lots of love from #Bangladesh for #War ❤," tweeted @AngelGomes1997
'The poor baddies don’t really get a chance'
Shubhra Gupta, critic with The Indian Express gave the film two stars. In her review, she wrote, "All the space is gobbled up by Hrithik and Tiger, and they are so busy strutting across the screen, in all their glory, so ripped, so brawny, that the poor baddies don’t really get a chance. Not one scary villain who sends the shivers down our spines? Then the spies might as well be playing ring-around-the-roses with each other."
'Fantastic feat' by War
"Oct 2nd releases Day5 Chennai city gross: #Joker - 20 lakhs, #War - 19 lakhs, #SyeRaa - 15 lakhs. 5-days city total gross: #Joker - 1.01 CR, #War - 1 CR, #SyeRaa - 81 lakhs. Fantastic feat by #Joker and #War to cross 1 CR gross in Chennai city in just 5 days 👌👏," tweeted Kaushik LM, a film trade analyst.
Over 2 million dollars in North American box office collections
"#WAR has crossed $2 Million in #NorthAmerica. After #UAE - #GCC, it is the 2nd market where #WAR has crossed $2 Million. Absolute rampage at the Box Office all over the world," tweeted analyst Ramesh Bala.
War may become 'this year's biggest grosser'
"With a ₹35cr. Whopping collections on first Sunday @yrf #War is all set to become this years biggest grosser," tweeted film distributor and trade analyst Raj Bansal.
War crosses 200 crore in worldwide box office collections
Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala took to Twitter to share news of War's worldwide box office collections. "#WAR has crossed ₹ 225 Crs GBOC at the WW Box Office for the 5-day Opening Weekend," he wrote.
Fans are loving War
"#war Monday fast filling shows (Friday)
Delhi 75 (84)
Mum 33 (28)
Kol 75 (40)
Hyd 92 (125)
Bang 34 (39)
Luck 14 (6)
Chennai 44 (35)
Kochi 7 (2)" tweeted @WarDay.
'War is stunning'
"Dear Hrithik and TIGERSHROFF, I just watched #war and it was stunning, left me absolutely speechless!There were twists and turns I would’ve never expected and left me jaw dropping! This was the first Indian movie I’ve ever watched and I can proudly say that I wanna watch more!" tweeted @Shizuo.
Another record for War
"#War Records Highest Sunday Of 2019," tweeted Box Office India.
'Hrithik is a phenomenon'
"Coz everything can't be expressed in words... Hrithik is a phenomenon," tweeted a fan, Sapna Vyas.