After much speculation, Hrithik Roshan has finally announced his much awaited film opposite Deepika Padukone as the leading lady. He made the announcement on his birthday, January 10 and posted a glimpse of the film. The movie which is titled Fighter is being touted as a action -thriller. Hrithik took to Instagram to share the first glimpse of the movie and wrote, “Presenting a glimpse of the MARFLIX vision as #Fighter! Looking forward to my first flight alongside the exceptional @deepikapadukone. All buckled up for this Sid Anand joyride.”
Fighter is the maiden film to be produced by Siddharth Anand’s production company Marflix. Sharing his excitement about the same, Roshan further wrote in his post, “It is an honour for me as an actor to introduce and be a part of Mamta and Sid Anand’s first production Fighter for Marflix! This one is special as it deepens my association with a director and a friend whose journey I have witnessed from being an AD on my sets to directing me in Bang Bang and War. And now as he turns producer for Fighter, I can’t seem to contain my excitement. This one is pure adrenaline for the heart and mind. So here goes! Boom! Thank you Sid for believing in me and making me your co-passenger yet again. Here’s to your journey towards the sky!”On the work front, Hrithik was last seen in the 2019 release, War opposite Vaani Kapoor which also featured Tiger Shroff. On the other hand, Deepika has been shooting for Shakun Batra’s next untitled directorial, Deepika will also be seen in Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Pathan’ and she has also signed on the dotted line for an epic saga co-starring Prabhas.