As per the latest reports, Viacom18 has made an official announcement on Twitter, as have joined the team of the upcoming film Fighter as a studio partner in association with Siddharth Anand’s new banner Marflix.
The movie Fighter has created a huge buzz since its announcement on the day of Superstar actor Hrithik Roshan’s Birthday this year on January 10. The movie stars Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone in prominent roles. It will be directed by Siddharth Anand, Who has previously directed power-packed action comedy movies such as Bang Bang (2014) and War (2019).
Viacom 18 Studios are excited about their announcement as they have completed a decade in the movie business. The company officially announced in their Twitter handle and tweeted that, “After a decade of entertaining you with hits that are close to your heart, we are all set to up the ante of your cinematic experience! Get ready to witness India’s first aerial action franchise #Fighter with @iHrithik and @deepikapadukone,”
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Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, said that “An aerial action film offers a unique Cinematic experience. Its never been done in India. Being a Top Gun fan, I have been looking for a script for years that explores aerial action and has a story rooted in India. Fighter is that answer. Siddharth understands this genre & brings a unique flair to his films. I am excited to collaborate with him in building this franchise.”
To which Director Siddharth Anand added that “Fighter is a dream project, and I am glad to have someone with Ajit’s vision to be partnering with me. With this film, we aim to put Indian films on the map for action-loving global theatrical audiences who crave for spectacle and the big screen experience.”
As the studio partners are finalised, the shooting of the film is expected to kickstart somewhere around 2022. As Hrithik will wrap the shoots for Vikram Vedha and The Night Manager. Whereas Deepika Padukone will complete Pathan and The Interns shoot.