'Fighter' India's groundbreaking aerial action entertainer, featuring Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor, and others is set to hit the screens on January 25, 2024, coinciding with the Republic Day weekend. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film unfolds a gripping narrative revolving around a team of top Indian Air Force (IAF) aviators confronting imminent danger.
Noteworthy for its references to significant events like the 2019 Pulwama attack, the 2019 Balakot airstrike, and the 2019 India–Pakistan border skirmishes, 'Fighter' pays homage to the valor, sacrifice, and patriotism of the Indian armed forces.
Here are the reported fees that the actors have commanded for their roles in the film.
Fighter Star Cast and Their Fees
Leading the star-studded cast is Hrithik Roshan, essaying the role of Squadron Leader Shamsher "Patty" Pathania. As the highest-paid actor in the movie, Roshan is reported to command an impressive INR 50 crore for his role, underlining his dedication and commitment to the project.
Following closely is Deepika Padukone, portraying Squadron Leader Minal "Minni" Rathore in her first film release of 2024. Reports suggest that Padukone is the second highest-paid star cast member, earning a substantial INR 15 crore for her role, marking a significant milestone in her career.
Anil Kapoor takes on the character of Group Captain Rakesh Jai "Rocky" Singh, contributing his seasoned acting prowess to the film. Kapoor's fees for his role are estimated at INR 7 crore, adding a layer of experience and depth to the ensemble.
Additionally, sources indicate that the remaining cast members have collectively negotiated a salary of INR 15 crore for their contributions to "Fighter," highlighting the film's commitment to showcasing a formidable and cohesive team.
'Fighter' transcends its star-studded cast to become a cinematic tribute to the Indian armed forces. In addition to the lead trio, the movie features Karan Singh Grover, Akshay Oberoi, Sanjeeda Sheikh, and others promising a dynamic blend of talent on screen.
The film has been shot across diverse locations, including Assam, Hyderabad, Jammu & Kashmir, and Mumbai, capturing the breathtaking landscapes and enhancing the overall visual appeal.
Produced by Viacom18 Studios in collaboration with Marflix Pictures, "Fighter" stands out not only as an aerial action thriller but also as a testament to the dedication and craftsmanship of the cast and crew involved.