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War more successful than Chennai Express, 3 Idiots

The box office collections of the film War will soon make it enter the Rs 500 crore club despite a modest domestic and international opening

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s film War continues to make big money at the box office. War has created many new income records, including Now another record has been added to the name of the war. Hrithik and Tiger’s film has so far collected Rs 448 crore at box offices worldwide and has moved towards the Rs 450 crore club. War was released in India on 2 October.

Before the film War, this record of earnings was in the names of Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express, Andhadhun, 3 Idiots, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Dilwale. Fans of Hrithik and Tiger are still eager to catch up with the film or watch it over and over again, pushing War towards the 500 crore club but it is not going to be easy. This week, many big films are being released in theatres.

The producers are very happy with the earnings. Earlier, the film had earned Rs 51.60 crore in the Hindi region and Rs 1.75 crore in Tamil-Telugu on the first day. The total collection of the film was Rs 53.35 crore. Earlier, this record was made by Aamir Khan’s Thugs of Hindostan, earning Rs 52 crore, which was broken by War which is now the highest-grossing Hindi film on the first day.

War received 4,000 screens (Hindi, Tamil and Telugu language versions) in India. Overseas, the film was released on 1,350 screens. Worldwide, War was screened in 5,350 theatres. The film has had a limited release in the international market. Only evening and night shows were included in these.

The plot of War has Khalid (Tiger), an Indian soldier, assigned to eliminate Kabir (Hrithik), a former soldier apparently turned rogue, who had mentored Khalid. This leads to a deadly confrontation ‘between them’.

Other actors cast in the film are:

  • Vaani Kapoor as Naina
  • Ashutosh Rana as Colonel Luthra, Kabir’s father
  • Anupriya Goenka as Aditi
  • Dipannita Sharma as Dr Mallika Singhal
  • Soni Razdan as Khalid’s mother
  • Swaroopa Ghosh as Sherna Patel
  • Sanjeev Vasta as Rizwan Iiyasi
  • Arif Zakaria as Dr Utpal Bisbas
  • Mohit Chauhan as VK Naidu
  • Salmin Sheriff as Oslav
  • Imran Ahmed as Saini
  • Shahbaz Akhtar as Vishal
  • Shrikant Dwivedi as Derrick
  • Jesse Lever as Muthu
  • Midhat Ullah Khan as Saeed Addam
  • Ravi Awana as Basheer Hassib

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