Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff, and Vaani Kapoor starrer highly-awaited film War is finally in theatres and has expectedly taken a thunderous start at the box office. With a solid initial buzz and positive reactions, it has registered the biggest opening of the year so far in Bollywood.
Directed by Siddharth Anand, the Hindi action-thriller has got succeed to entertain many in theatres and gathered a good word of mouth. From the critics also, it has received mostly positive reviews for its thrilling storyline backed by the high-octane action and stunts.
On Wednesday, War was opened at an earth-shattering note with around 70% occupancy in the morning. Post noon shows, it has witnessed an immense jump in footfalls across the country in multiplexes as well as single-screen cinemas and raked the business of 53.35 crores nett from 4000 screens including Hindi (51.60 crores), Tamil & Telugu (1.75 crores) versions.
With such a massive opening, Yash Raj Films’ presentation has also emerged as the highest opener of all time in Hindi Cinema by dominating Thugs Of Hindostan (52.25 crores). As per the current trend, the film is expected to remain exceptional over the 5-days extended opening weekend.
In parallel, the Telugu biggie Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy has also taken a phenomenal start with positive word of mouth in South. But unfortunately, in the North, Chiranjeevi and Amitabh Bachchan starrer epic action drama has registered an average business of 2.60 crores nett from its 1200 Hindi screens.