The 2019 action movie 'War' directed by Siddharth Anand was one of the highest grossers of the year 2019. The movie stars Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor in pivotal roles. Both Hrithik and Tiger are known for performing exceptional and elaborate action sequences in their films. The two coming together for a film made it one of the most anticipated films of 2019. Here is a look at the interesting trivia from the movie.
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Hrithik Roshan War movie Trivia
- According to IMDb, Hrithik Roshan signed the film because Tiger Shroff was also cast alongside him. In 2001, Jackie Shroff mentored Hrithik Roshan in Yaadein. In real life as well Tiger Shroff considers Hrithik Roshan his mentor.
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- Veteran comedian Johnny Lever's son Jessey Lever made his debut in War.
- Tiger Shroff is a brand ambassador for Roshan's fitness brand HRX.
- Vaani Kapoor, who has earlier done three films with YRF, had a 20 minute short, but important role in the film.
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- War was highest-grossing Indian film in 2019. Collected more than ₹450 crore at the worldwide box office.
- The song Jai Jai Shivshankar where Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff danced together is a tribute to the legacy of Hrithik's maternal grandfather J. Om Prakash, as the original Jai Jai Shiv Shankar was one of the most famous songs from his film Aap Ki Kasam.
- Another song from the movie Ghungroo Toot Gaye also has a history. The song was earlier sung by gazal maestro Pankaj Udhas in the album Anokha. The song has another version as it was redone for the film Ek Hi Maqsad with the title Mohe Aai Na Jag Se Laj.
- Hrithik Roshan did a Yash Raj film 13 years after his last movie with the production house, which was Dhoom: 2.
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