Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer action thriller film War is all set for an explosive extended opening weekend. After two days, its collection stands at Rs 77.70 crore. The film is directed by Siddharth Anand.
War opened with Rs 53.35 crore, which is highest ever for a Bollywood film.
Taran Adarsh posted the film’s box office figures on Twitter. He wrote, “#War is super-strong on Day 2 [working day], after the national holiday on Day 1 [#GandhiJayanti]… Collecting ₹ 20 cr+ on a working day – which happens to be Day 2 in this case – is a rarity… An achievement, since most biggies don’t score ₹ 20 cr on Day 1.”
In another tweet, he wrote, “He added, “#War #Hindi: Wed 51.60 cr, Thu 23.10 cr. Total: ₹ 74.70 cr. #Tamil + #Telugu: Wed 1.75 cr, Thu 1.25 cr. Total: ₹ 3 cr.Total: ₹ 77.70 cr #India biz.⭐️ #War should gather momentum on Day 4 [Sat] and 5 [Sun], thus packing a superb total in its *extended* weekend.”
War has released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in 4000 screens. The film stars Ashutosh Rana, Vaani Kapoor and Anupriya Goenka.
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War leads October 2 releases in all-India collections.
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared all-India collection figures for films released on Gandhi Jayanti on Twitter. "Oct 2nd New Releases : All-India Nett BOC / 3 Days : 1. #WAR - ₹ 100.15 Crs, 2. #SyeRaa - ₹ 90.50 Crs, 3. #Joker - ₹ 14 Crs," he wrote.
Hrithik Roshan on War's success and what's next
At the success meet of War, Hrithik spoke about how after the film's success, fans can expect even greater things from him. "Probably the time has come for me to give my best when I am making decisions in my life. I am feeling very encouraged, very motivated. So, I think I will choose even better films. However, how much time it takes and all is not in my hands, but I promise my best work is yet to come," he said.
War continues strong run at cinemas today
"As expected #WAR takes a very good jump all over India after 3pm shows today," tweeted film analyst Rohit Jaiswal.
'Hindi version contributing more than 95 percent '
Trade analyst Kaushik LM wrote about War's success on Twitter. "#War crosses the 100 CR Ind nett mark in just 3 days (Hindi version contributing more than 95%). Record smashing Hit 👌👏 #WarCreatesHistory. @iHrithik @iTIGERSHROFF #WarCentury," he tweeted.
'The industry should really start to consider doing more two-hero films'
"With the super success of #War actors in the industry should really start to consider doing more two-hero films... it’s not about diluting your stardom but it’s about pushing your ability to be a bigger star! @iHrithik and @iTIGERSHROFF have surely shown the way here," tweeted film enthusiast Amul Mohan.
'The story, the making of the movie is massive!'
Actor Hansika Motwani shared her thoughts about War on Twitter. "Watching #War and screaming !!! Dayumm @iHrithik ! Words don’t do justice to describe how good he looks in each frame 😍 @iTIGERSHROFF is so earnest❤️, so gribbed while watching the movie ! The story,the making of the movie is massive ! @yrf #SiddharthAnand," she wrote.
'Fifth YRF film to cross 100 cr in 3 days'
"#War benchmarks.⭐️ Fifth #YRF film to cross ₹ 💯 cr in 3 days, after #Dhoom3, #Sultan, #TZH and #TOH.⭐️ #Highest grossing *first 3 days* for #HrithikRoshan, #TigerShroff and director #SiddharthAnand. #India biz," tweeted film trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
War collection figures
Film analyst Taran Adarsh shared War's total collection figures on Twitter. "#War. #Hindi: Wed 51.60 cr, Thu 23.10 cr, Fri 21.30 cr. Total: ₹ 96 cr. #Tamil + #Telugu: Wed 1.75 cr, Thu 1.25 cr, Fri 1.15 cr. Total: ₹ 4.15 cr. Total: ₹100.15 cr. #India biz," he wrote.
War 'shows no signs of weakening or slowing down'
"#War continues its dream run... Day 3 [Fri] - a working day and coming after two days of big biz - shows no signs of weakening or slowing down... Now it’s up to the two days of weekend - Sat and Sun - to add to a solid *extended* weekend total," tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
War tops box office in Chennai
Despite concerns of tough competition from other films released on the same day, War leads the pack in Chennai in terms of total collections. "Oct 2nd releases Day 3 Chennai city gross. #Joker - 14 lakhs. #War - 12 lakhs. #SyeRaa - 8 lakhs. 3-days city total: #War - 63 lakhs. #Joker - 61 lakhs. #SyeRaa - 54 lakhs," tweeted film trade analyst Kaushik LM.
'Flashy but familiar'
The Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta gave War 2 stars. "The chief trouble with War is that all the space is divvied up between 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," she wrote.
'Saturday & Sunday combined collection would be minimum 60 cr'
"#WAR raked approximately 21 cr nett on Friday. (hindi biz). Saturday & Sunday combined collection would be minimum 60 cr nett which’ll take its 5 days total to 160 cr nett . Audience word of mouth is very positive," tweeted film trade analyst Sumit Kadel.
War to cross 200 crore mark in 9 days?
Film distributor and analyst Raj Bansal took to Twitter to share his predictions about when War's earnings would cross the 200 crore mark. "@iHrithik @iTIGERSHROFF @Vaaniofficial @yrf #SiddharthAnand #AdityaChopra s #War is all set to cross ₹200 Cr. Mark in its first week. (9Days)," he wrote.
Hrithik Roshan celebrates the success of War
At the success meet of War, Hrithik Roshan said, "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."
War to turn into a franchise?
"We did had an idea of turning it into a franchise provided we get the love of the audience. It seems the audience’s demand is more than our desire. This is how it should be. We all will sit together soon and decide on it," director Siddharth Anand told PTI.
'Tiger Shroff is an action star pan-India'
"It is superb to see the way @iTIGERSHROFF has risen in such a MASSIVE way to be an action star pan-India. It’s not an easy thing and if he strikes big with #Baaghi3 (which is very probable), he would indeed be one of the youngest SUPERSTARS around. Way to go #War," Joginder Tuteja.
Hrithik Roshan to start working on Krrish 4 next
Hrithik Roshan recently told PTI, "Right after War, I am going to sit with my father, get everyone together and restart work on Krrish 4. We had put it a little on the side because dad was recovering. Now that he is better, we will kick-start it once more."
'Bhayankar Business Alert!!!!'
After watching War, Karan Johar wrote on Instagram, "When you watch a film with the excitement of a kid in a candy ( read that as dandy) store you know you have a winner!! A massive winner!! #WAR is a popcorn party at the movies! Testosterone overdrive and beefcake brilliance makes this viewing a pure pleasure! Let’s take a breath and celebrate the magnitude of “HERO” that @hrithikroshan possesses ! He is born to walk in slow motion in ultra chic sunglasses! You can’t help but man crush on him and be wide eyed through the film! He is the embodiment of superstardom!! Just FANtastic @tigerjackieshroff is just AMAZING! Matching Hrithik step by step with assured energy and deep sincerity ! He has decades of superstardom in him! This was a brave choice and he emerges and how!!! What a fantastically produced film!! My alma mater @yrf paves the way for the benchmark of new age action on celluloid!!! Career best and deft direction by #sidharthanand who pulls all stop and executes a WHAM of a WAR!!! Go jump into this adrenaline rush!! Bhayankar Business Alert!!!!"
Hrithik Roshan on War success
When Hrithik Roshan was asked what his head-space was like after delivering two back-to-back hits this year – Super 30 and War, the actor said, “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.”
Tiger Shroff on War success
Sharing a photo from the success meet of War, Tiger Shroff wrote on Instagram, "Thank you everyone ❤🙏 #yoadrian! #wedidit! 😄🙏❤ @hrithikroshan @_vaanikapoor_ @itssiddharthanand @yrf #hrithikvstiger #war."
War earns Rs 100 crore in 3 days?
Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala wrote on Twitter, "#WAR (Hindi, Tamil and Telugu) 's All-India Nett has crossed ₹ 100 Crs in 3 days.."
Will War cross Rs 100 crore today?
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared on Twitter, "#WAR holds well on Friday.. Early Estimates for All-India Nett for Day 3 is around ₹ 22 Crs.. Will cross ₹ 100 Cr nett today at the domestic Box office.."
Twinkle Khanna on War
Twinkle Khanna shared on Twitter, "Thrilled for my friend @iHrithik where he is smashing the box office with his #War Good things happen to good people:)."