New Delhi, Oct 3 : Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer- 'WAR' has created history on day one of its release as it collected Rs 53.35 crore nett all India (Hindi Rs 51.60 crore, while Tamil and Telugu Rs 1.75 crore).
Director Siddharth Anand thanks audiences for War's record smashing opening and says that he is delighted the film is being hailed as genre-defining in Indian cinema. 'It is truly overwhelming and gratifying to get this kind of love from audiences for our hard work in making ‘War’ a truly big screen spectacle. Having two of the biggest action superstars of Indian cinema, we had the immense responsibility to give audiences a never seen before visual experience and I feel hugely validated that people across the country have loved our action entertainer that has pushed the envelope of action genre in India,' he said.
Produced by YRF, 'War' released in 4,000 screens. The film is receiving unanimous love and appreciation from critics and audiences alike for delivering a never seen before action spectacle and a superb story with twists and turns that keeps audiences at the edge of their seats till the end.
Siddharth congratulated his lead actors on this electrifying opening day number. 'I congratulate Hrithik and Tiger on this huge success and thank them for their faith in the vision. I also share this moment with Vaani, all the actors and the entire team that has worked tirelessly to make 'WAR' a huge winner at the box office,' he says.
The high-octane film that also stars Vaani Kapoor opposite Hrithik Roshan, sees the two superstars pitted in a massive showdown which has mesmerised audiences of all ages across India. UNI