Yash Raj Films Gives Green Signal to ‘War 2’ Starring Hrithik
After crossing various benchmarks at the box office and crossing Rs 300 crores, Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer War is all set to get a second installment with Hrithik being a constant in the sequel.
According to reports, Yash Raj Films have given a green signal to the second part of the franchise, after its huge success at the box office. The action thriller hit the Rs 300 crores mark on Day 19 of its release.
With Tiger Shroff’s character dying in War, it is unsure if he’ll be starring in the sequel, but Hrithik will be a part of it.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Hrithik Roshan also had a backend deal with Yash Raj Films, whereby he also has a share in profits. Earlier this week, War surpassed the lifetime business of Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh (Rs 276.34 crore) to become the highest grossing Bollywood film of 2019. It has also crossed the lifetime business of Vicky Kaushal’s Uri.
The film also crossed Rs 200 crore in just seven days of its release, and Rs 100 crore in three days and is the highest opener for its stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff and director Siddharth Anand.
War raked in Rs 50 crore on its opening weekend alone. It hit Rs 100 crore by day 3 and crossed the Rs 200 crore mark in a week. The film collected Rs 245.95 crore at the box office on day 10, making it Hrithik’s highest earning film ever. His biggest hit previously was his superhero sequel Krrish 3 with a lifetime collection of Rs 244.95 crore.
Directed by Siddharth Anand, War is the story of an Indian soldier, Khalid (Tiger), who is assigned to eliminate a senior agent and his mentor Kabir (Hrithik) as he has gone rogue. The film also stars Vaani Kapoor.
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