Vijay Krishna Acharya’s directorial epic action-adventure Thugs Of Hindostan has released with enormous buzz on 5000 screens across the country, but failed miserably to impress the critics and ended up getting negative reviews. Due to a Diwali holiday the movie has received overwhelmed response from audience and taken phenomenal start on box office.
Thugs of Hindustan features an ensemble cast of Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Katrina Kaif and others. The film is directed by written by Vijay Krishna Acharya of Dhoom 3 fame and produced by Aditya Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films. These big names have created a lot of hype for the film.
On the opening day, with a terrific response from single screens as well as the multiplexes, Thugs Of Hindostan has done the business of 52.25 crores nett at the domestic box office including Hindi, Tamil & Telugu versions. With this, it has also emerged as the highest single-day grosser of all time by breaking the record of Sanju (46.71 crores on day-3).
Thugs of Hindostan has also recorded the third highest pre-sales of all time with around Rs 27.50 crore nett. It is the first Bollywood film with such an advance tickets’ sale as only magnum opus Baahubali –The Conclusion and Hollywood film Avengers – Infinity War have recorded higher advance sales.
As per the current trend, Yash Raj Films’ presentation is positively expected to go past 100-crores by Saturday and remain phenomenal over the 4-days extended festive weekend. Because of its whopping budget, the film is required to maintain the pace on weekdays as well.
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