The Hrithik Roshan-Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Fighter’ has garnered praise from retired Major General GD Bakshi, a decorated combat veteran, for its portrayal of Indian Air Force pilots. General Bakshi took to X (formerly Twitter) to commend the film, highlighting its thrilling action sequences and aerial combat scenes involving Sukhoi fighter jets.
In his tweet, General Bakshi expressed his admiration, stating, “Just saw the Movie Fighter. A Great and befitting tribute to our Air Warriors. Thrilling action and aerobatics by the Sukhois. Don’t miss the air combat. Hrithik Roshan made a great fighter pilot. Gave Tom Cruise a run for his money. MUST SEE! @iHrithik”
Responding to General Bakshi’s praise, Hrithik Roshan expressed gratitude for the feedback, acknowledging the honor of receiving such recognition from a distinguished figure. He replied, “It’s an honor to receive this feedback from you Sir. Thank you so much 🙏🏻”
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Prior to its release, Fighter received a standing ovation from the Indian Air Force in a special screening, further reinforcing its authenticity and appeal among armed forces personnel. Social media has been abuzz with praise for the film, with many viewers lauding its potential to inspire youth to join the Indian Air Force.
Fans and cinephiles alike have taken to Twitter to express their admiration for Fighter, with one user stating, “#Fighter is an amazing movie. I’m sure it’ll encourage young audiences to join the Indian Air Force. It can make people fall in love with flying. Hrithik Roshan’s best till date.”
Another user shared their aspiration, writing, “After watching the movie, I want to join the Indian Air Force #Fighter,” highlighting the film’s impact on viewers’ career aspirations and sense of patriotism.
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Directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Viacom18 Studios in association with Marflix Pictures, Fighter continues to soar high at the box office, surpassing expectations both domestically and internationally. With its thrilling narrative and stellar performances, the film promises to leave a lasting impression on audiences worldwide, inspiring generations to come.