Emotional Resonance and Box Office Triumph: ‘Fighter’ Unveils Heartfelt Song as Director Siddharth Anand Contemplates Franchise Potential



Siddharth Anand’s latest cinematic venture, “Fighter,” has been making waves since its release on Republic Day, earning acclaim for its riveting action sequences and patriotic fervor. The film’s Air Warriors theme has resonated well with both audiences and real-life air force personnel, who have praised its portrayal.

Adding to the film’s emotional depth, the makers unveiled the heartfelt song “Dil Banaane Waaleya” on January 29. This poignant track, featured in a crucial moment with Squadron Leader Shamsher Pathania (played by Hrithik Roshan), conveys a sense of disconnection and raw emotion. With its ability to evoke strong feelings and possibly bring tears, the song promises a genuine connection with the audience.

In an exclusive interview with Pinkvilla, director Siddharth Anand discussed the possibility of turning “Fighter” into a franchise. He expressed that while they have intriguing ideas for expanding the narrative, the decision ultimately lies with the audience’s response. Anand, known for avoiding sequels, emphasized his preference for creating fresh characters and stories, highlighting the unpredictability and novelty he values in his projects.

“Fighter,” featuring a stellar cast including Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor, has not only garnered attention for its emotional depth but also achieved substantial success at the box office. In international markets, the film earned around USD 1 million on its Thursday release, with impressive figures from North America, Australia, and Norway. Hrithik Roshan’s performance in North America set a record, surpassing his previous highest first-day earnings.

The movie’s international success further solidifies its status as one of the most anticipated films of the year. As audiences continue to embrace the film’s powerful narrative and performances, the potential for “Fighter” to evolve into a larger cinematic universe remains a topic of anticipation and speculation.