Ever since its announcement the Siddharth Ananad directed film War, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff has been making headlines. Also featuring Vaani Kapoor the film has quite literally been the topic of discussion for the past couple of weeks, especially with its release coming up. Being one of the most anticipated releases of 2019; War took off on a high note and has managed to live up to expectations.
In this box office report we take a look at the opening day collections of War that release across 4000 screens in the domestic market, while comparing the same to previous releases of 2019. Collecting Rs. 53.35 cr on its opening day the Hrithik Roshan – Tiger Shroff starrer War has managed to beat the Salman Khan film Bharat that had collected Rs. 42.30 cr to emerge as the highest opening day grosser of 2019. Besides Bharat the business of War has managed to surpass the opening day collections of other previous releases as well, like Mission Mangal that collected Rs. 29.16 cr, Saaho that collected Rs. 24.40 cr, Kalank that collected Rs. 21.60 cr, Kesari that collected Rs. 21.06 cr, Kabir Singh that collected Rs. 20.21 cr, Gully Boy that collected Rs. 19.40 cr, Total Dhamaal that collected Rs. 16.50 cr, and Batla House that collected Rs. 14 cr.
Currently, War that enjoys a five day extended weekend is expected to dominate at the box office, with little competition coming in from the other releases, the YRF film looks set to see big numbers. In fact, it will certainly not come as a surprise if War eventually becomes one of 2019’s highest grossing films.
Top 10 Highest Opening Day Grossers of 2019
Movie Name – Box Office Collections
War - Rs. 53.35 cr
Bharat - Rs. 42.30 cr
Mission Mangal - Rs. 29.16 cr
Saaho - Rs. 24.40 cr
Kalank - Rs. 21.60 cr
Kesari - Rs. 21.06 cr
Kabir Singh - Rs. 20.21 cr
Gully Boy - Rs. 19.40 cr
Total Dhamaal - Rs. 16.50 cr
Batla House - Rs. 14 cr