Fighter Movie Box Office Collection

Fighter Soars at the Box Office with Rs 208 Crore Worldwide Collection in 4 Days

Fighter Movie Box Office Collection, The much-awaited action film “Fighter” starring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone has taken off to a flying start at the box office. As per early estimates, the high-octane aerial action flick has amassed an impressive Rs 208 crore gross worldwide within just 4 days of its release.

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Introduction

Directed by Sidharth Anand of “War” fame, “Fighter” is all set to smash records and establish new benchmarks for Hindi films. Backed by a massive budget of Rs 250 crore, this visually spectacular movie promises to deliver a cinematic experience like never before with its slick action sequences and death-defying stunts.

With superstars Hrithik and Deepika pairing up for the first time, along with a talented ensemble cast, “Fighter” has been one of the most eagerly anticipated releases this year. The film finally hit theatres on January 25, 2023, releasing across over 5000 screens globally.

Fighter Movie Box Office Collection
Fighter Movie Box Office Collection

Highest Opening Weekend for a Bollywood Film

As per early reports, “Fighter” has registered the highest opening weekend collection for a Bollywood film at the Indian box office. The film minted Rs 118 crore nett over its first 4 days in India, including its opening weekend. This surpasses the previous record held by the Hrithik Roshan starrer “War” which had earned Rs 123.35 crore gross on its first 3 days back in 2019.

Despite bans in the Gulf countries impacting its earnings, “Fighter” has managed to soar ahead of other Bollywood biggies like “Thugs of Hindostan”, “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, “Sultan” and “Dangal” in terms of opening weekend figures.

Racing Ahead of “War” and “Bang Bang”

Globally, after 4 days, “Fighter” has grossed Rs 208 crore, overtaking Hrithik’s last action entertainer, “War”. At a similar point, “War” had raked in around Rs 187 crore worldwide.

Another Hrithik action flick, “Bang Bang” had collected Rs 181 crore worldwide in its first 4 days. Hence, “Fighter” has managed to surpass “Bang Bang” as well in terms of worldwide gross box office earnings.

Day-Wise Box Office Collection Breakdown

Let’s take a closer look at the day-wise box office collection breakdown for “Fighter” in India so far:

Day 1 (Jan 25, 2023) – Rs 52.5 crore

Day 2 (Jan 26, 2023) – Rs 46 crore

Day 3 (Jan 27, 2023) – Rs 38.5 crore

Day 4 (Jan 28, 2023) – Rs 32.5 crore

Total (4 days) – Rs 169.5 crore gross

The earnings are impressive considering it’s a non-holiday release with bans in the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait impacting 30-35% of overseas collection.

Worldwide Collection Inches Closer to Rs 250 crore Mark

Factoring in overseas market contribution, the worldwide 4-day collection of “Fighter” stands at Rs 208 crore gross and counting.

With such a monumental start, industry experts predict, the film is well on course to soon hit the coveted Rs 250 crore mark globally.

Comparison with Recent Bollywood Releases

Here’s how “Fighter” compares to other major Bollywood releases of the recent past in terms of worldwide gross box office collection after 4 days:

Movie4 Day WW Collection
Fighter (2023)Rs 208 crore
War (2019)Rs 187 crore
Thugs of Hindostan (2018)Rs 135 crore
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)Rs 117 crore
Sultan (2016)Rs 105 crore

As evidenced, “Fighter” has left behind all other mega-budget extravaganzas like “War”, “Thugs of Hindostan” and “Sultan”, solely based on just its first 4 day earnings.

Why ‘Fighter’ Has Scored Big

There are a few key factors that have contributed to the roaring success of “Fighter” so far:

  • Star Power – The fresh pairing of megastars Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone has attracted huge audience curiosity. Both are currently at the peak of their careers with massive fan followings.
  • Scale & Action – Made on an ambitious budget of Rs 250 crore, the scale, visual grandeur and gravity-defying action brings an international feel that’s appealing to masses.
  • Word of Mouth – Critical acclaim and strong word-of-mouth from audiences and critics alike is working in favour of the film. As per reviews, the story, direction and performances have all hit the right notes.

Movie Business Picks Up Pace in 2023

After struggling for past 3 years owing to the pandemic, “Fighter” indicates that the Hindi film business is finally getting its groove back in 2023.

There are as many as 7 big-ticket Bollywood movies lined up over the next 11 months, riding on massive budgets and heavy on VFX. These include the likes of “Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan”, “Dunki”, “Animal” and “Sam Bahadur” – each budgeted over Rs 150 crore.

If these movies manage to emulate the success of “Pathaan” and “Fighter”, 2023 could prove to be a watershed year for Bollywood.

Table: Day-Wise Collection Breakdown for Fighter

DayIndia Collection (in Rs cr)Overseas Collection (in Rs cr)Worldwide Collection (in Rs cr)
Day 152.52072.5
Day 2461864
Day 338.51553.5
Day 432.51244.5
Total (4 days)169.565208

Movie Outlook Going Forward

Backed by extremely positive word-of-mouth and critical acclaim, “Fighter” is expected to continue its victorious run over the extended Republic Day holiday weekend.

With no major Bollywood opposition in sight for the next 2 weeks, the film is likely to remain the first choice for Hindi movie audiences in days to come.

Industry analysts predict “Fighter” will comfortably cross Rs 250 crore within a week and has the potential to emerge an All-Time Blockbuster if it sustains well on weekdays. A final worldwide lifetime collection upwards of Rs 400 crore seems achievable if it keeps soaring high and steady.

Conclusion

In conclusion, “Fighter” has announced its arrival big time at the box office, breaking multiple records in its 4-day extended opening weekend. With an unprecedented start for a Bollywood action flick, the film has struck gold and is already being hailed as 2023’s first bonafide blockbuster.

If word-of-mouth continues to be exceptional as it is currently, we may witness “Fighter” join the coveted Rs 500 crore club as well in the long run. It will be interesting to see how high this Hrithik-Deepika starrer soars eventually. Fasten your seatbelts!

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