Trade analysts believe it will break records and take in more than a one billion rupees (RM62 million) over the long Diwali weekend, a highly auspicious time for India's majority Hindu population. Now the writer-director of Dhoom 3, Vijay Krishna Acharya roped in Aamir Khan for another film, the high profile Thugs of Hindostan and once again the result is mixed, leaning towards really bad. The film's primary plot revolves around a band of Thugs led by Amitabh's character Khudabaksh whose motive is to gain freedom for India from the British Raj.
Khudabaksh (Amitabh Bachchan) is like a commander who uses some wily tactics to fool the Britishers and loot a ship for his fight.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan (centre) leaves Jodhpur Airport as he arrived for a shoot on his upcoming movie "Thugs of Hindostan" in Jodhpur March 8, 2018. The only silver lining in the movie are the sets and the production values are of an worldwide level. Taran Adarsh tweeted, 'All that glitters is NOT gold. On the other hand, Aamir Khan fans are confident that this film will meet the expectations and emerge as the biggest hit of Indian box office. Holds true for #TOH. Some engrossing moments in the first hour, that's about it... But will find it hard to sustain after the initial euphoria settles down.More news: Midterms Speed Read: All You Need to Know About Tuesday's Vote
#ThugsOfHindostan may reap the benefit of the holiday period + tremendous hype + impressive names in its cast... Whether Thugs of Hindostan is able to pass the litmus test or not, will only be seen once the box office verdict is out.
"Thugs Of Hindostan (HINDI) has destroyed all box records as it collects in the 50 crore nett range on the first day".