As Hrithik Roshan turned a year old on January 10, he announced his third venture with director Siddharth Anand after Bang Bang and WAR, titled Fighter starring Deepika Padukone as the female lead. Now as per reports in Pinkvilla, the portal has revealed all the deets about its plot, shooting schedule and budget as well. As per reports, the film will be produced on the budget of Rs. 250 crores, thus making the film one of the costliest produced Hindi films.
The source informed, “Sid is planning to make it on a budget of Rs 250 crore, thereby making it one of the costliest and biggest action films to have come out of Bollywood. The Hindi film industry has not seen big scale action thriller against the backdrop of Indian Airforce for a while now, and that’s exactly the space that Hrithik and Sid are trying to explore.” The film is an action thriller which will see fight sequences, chases and with the story plot filled with nationalism, romance and emotions.
Adding further the source said, “Siddharth and Hrithik have been planning to make Fighter for a while now, in fact, it’s a subject they were supposed to collaborate on before War. It’s a big scale a real action thriller, with Hrithik playing the character of an air force pilot for the first time in his career. Sid has envisioned the story on a massive scale, with areal fight scenes, chases and a lot more, backed with a storyline with an undercurrent of nationalism, romance and emotions.” While Hrithik will play pilot on-screen, makers have kept Deepika Padukone’s role under wraps.
It also marks Siddharth Anand’s debut venture as a producer along with a studio. ALSO READ: Hrithik Roshan Birthday: Farhan Akhtar Shares MAJOR Throwback Pic, Asks ‘Tumhare Biceps Mere Biceps Se Bade Kaise?’; Tiger Shroff Wishes His ‘Guru Ji’
The film will go on floors in December 2021, after Siddharth Anand wraps up Pathan in June 2021 followed by its Diwali release. Fighter is said to release on September 30, 2022. ALSO READ: Hrithik Roshan Birthday: Sussanne Khan Makes A Sweet Wish For Ex-Husband Rye; Shares Unseen Pictures, Calls Him The Best Dad In The World
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