Fighter movie OTT release

Fighter movie OTT release :

OTT release of the film “Fighter”: Following a successful box office run of ₹358.83 crore, the Hrithik-Deepika starrer is now available for streaming online.

OTT release of the film “Fighter”: Following the immense success of Shah Rukh Khan’s “Pathaan”, director Siddharth Anand unveiled his next project, “Fighter”. Produced by Marflix and Viacom 18 Studios, this action-packed movie hit the screens on the eve of Republic Day 2024. Notably, it marked the first collaboration of Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone as lead actors in a Bollywood production.

Crafted with a substantial budget of ₹250 crore, the fighter film exceeded all projections, soaring to great heights. As reported by Sacnilk, it amassed ₹254.83 crore domestically and an additional ₹104 crore from overseas markets, achieving a commendable worldwide total of ₹358.83 crore.

Director Siddharth Anand, as per Pinkvilla, intends to develop a sequel to “Fighter”. However, he intends to delay its production until after the eagerly anticipated “Tiger vs Pathaan” release, which reunites Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan on the silver screen.

Plot of the film “Fighter”:

Terrorist Azhar Akhtar devises a plot to attack the Indian Air Force base in Srinagar. The “Air Dragons” team is assigned the crucial mission of preventing the attack. Leading the team is Group Captain Rakesh “Rocky” Jai Singh. The team consists of skilled pilots, including Patty (played by Hrithik), who carries a troubled history, and Minni (played by Deepika), who harbors romantic feelings towards him. Following an attack in Pulwama by Akhtar, India counters with a strike in Balakot. It leads to a Pakistani retaliation. Some team members get captured. Patty is suspended for not following orders. He later joins a rescue mission for the captured soldiers.


Estimates suggest that the film “Fighter” has grossed over £350 crore at the box office, with £250.75 crore coming from India alone. In the movie, Hrithik portrays Squadron Leader Shamsher Pathania, known as Patty, while Deepika plays Squadron Leader Minal Rathore, known as Minni. Anil depicts Group Captain Rakesh Jai Singh, known as Rocky, as they bravely defend their country. This film marks the debut on-screen collaboration between Hrithik and Deepika. It is currently available for streaming on Netflix

star cast :

Actor/Actress: Deepika Padukone Role: Air Force Officer Details: Officially announced as lead alongside Hrithik Roshan in January 2021. Engages in numerous action sequences. Receives martial arts training for the role.

Actor/Actress: Hrithik Roshan Role: Patty (Air Force Officer) Details: Portrays Patty, an air force officer. Described as young, spontaneous, and short-tempered. Takes martial arts training for the role.

Actor/Actress: Anil Kapoor Role: N/A Details: Joined the cast in December 2021.

Actor/Actress: Karan Singh Grover Role: N/A Details: Roped in by November 2022.

Actor/Actress: Akshay Oberoi Role: N/A Details: Roped in by November 2022.

Actor/Actress: Talat Aziz Role: Patty’s Father Details: Joins the cast in March 2023, portraying Patty’s father.

Actor/Actress: Sanjeeda Sheikh Role: N/A Details: Confirmed to play a key role in May 2023.


Critical Response:

  • Rotten Tomatoes: On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 33% of 24 critics’ reviews are positive, with an average rating of 5.4/10.
  • India Today: Awarded the film 4/5 stars, praising the action and performances.
  • The Times of India: Gave the film 3.5/5 stars, commending the performances and technical aspects.
  • Rated the film 2.5/5 stars, appreciating the technical aspects but criticizing the clichéd storyline.
  • Hindustan Times: Stated, “Watch Fighter for a pure paisa vasool experience, good-looking performances, and some gravity-defying aerial action that won’t give you a headache but leave you with a sense of pride.”
  • The Indian Express: Rated the film 2.5/5 stars, criticizing its excessive jingoism.
  • Film Companion: Gave a negative review, criticizing the storyline and dialogues.

Box Office:

As of 8th March 2024, “Fighter” has grossed ₹237.44 crore (US$30 million) in India and an additional ₹99.76 crore (US$12 million) overseas, amounting to a worldwide total of ₹337.2 crore (US$42 million).

During its opening weekend, the film secured the top position at the global box office with a gross of $25 million, including debuting at the number one spot in the New Zealand box office.

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