Hrithik Roshan's Bang Bang is hitting big time on the social media: the first teaser of the Siddharth Anand-directed film, which also stars Katrina Kaif, got over 2 million hits on YouTube on the first day of its release. The count stood at a whopping 2, 466, 903 hits on Wednesday.
An obviously thrilled Hrithik didn't waste time taking the Twitter route to share it with his fans: ""1 million views in 13 hrs. You guys helped us break a new RECORD! Wind beneath our wings. More POWER to serve u better!"
1 million views in 13 hrs. You guys helped us break a new RECORD! Wind beneath our wings. More POWER to serve u better!— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) July 23, 2014
Even his colleagues in the industry weren't spared of the frenzy.
Karan Johar called the teaser 'mind blowing' and Tweeted: "No this is what you call a TEASE!! The mind is blown!!"
While Parineeti Chopra called it an "amazing teaser!", Priyanka Chopra, whose Mary Kom trailer was also launched on the same day (July 23), tweeted, "Love the teaser of Bang Bang!! Katrina @iHrithik and Siddharth anand!! Killing it!!! (sic).
Sonam Kapoor, busy promoting her film Khoobsurat, went a step ahead and Tweeted this: "Why are they so good looking!!"
Applauding the first look, Dia Mirza wrote: "Smouldering hot. These two can set anything afire. This TEASER is BANGING!"
Added filmmaker Sanjay Gupta: "Shot at a fraction of Knight and Day's budget, Bang Bang looks even better than the original."
Arjun Kapoor vowed that he'll watch the film first day first show.
is the remake of 2012 Hollywood flick Knight and Day starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. Hrithik's action scenes in the film had cost him a brain surgery last year when he hurt his head while shooting a sequence.
Bang Bang, a Fox Star Studios production, is Hrithik's third film with Katrina after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Agneepath, where the Kaif featured in an item song.
It is also his first film since separating from wife Sussanne Khan in December last year.