War (2019) Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Aditya Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films. It stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, and follows an Indian soldier assigned to eliminate his former mentor who has gone rogue.
Principal photography began in the second week of September 2018 and concluded in March 2019. Initially titled Fighters, the film’s title was changed after the release of the official teaser in July 2019. The music was composed by Vishal–Shekhar, with lyrics written by Kumaar, and released under the banner YRF Music.
War was theatrically released in India in 4DX on 2 October 2019, the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, with praise for the performances of Roshan and Shroff and the action sequence, but criticism for its predictable storyline. War set the record for the highest-opening day collection for a Bollywood film in India. With a worldwide gross of over ₹470 crore, it emerged as a commercial success, and the highest-grossing Indian film of War (2019).
In New Delhi, a mysterious sniper is contacted by an aged secret agent, V.K. Naidu, to kill a target from a distance. However, the sniper instead shoots Naidu, and escapes, and is thus shown to be rogue former Research and Analysis Wing agent Kabir, considered one of the agency’s best.