Thugs of Hindostan may have earned over Rs 100 crore, but that’s not enough to call the film a hit. The film had cost approximately Rs 300 crore to produce. The Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan-starrer had an explosive opening day, but poor reviews from critics spoilt the party.
Despite the poor performance of the movie, Yash Raj Films would have recovered part of the movie’s cost before the release by selling digital and music rights, reports Forbes India. Thugs of Hindostan’s digital rights were transferred to Amazon Prime for an undisclosed amount, and satellite rights went to Sony Pictures Networks.
Amitabh Bachchan & superstar Aamir Khan together took an earth-shattering opening on Thursday and did the business of 52.25 crores. It had collected 29.25 crores on Friday, 23.50 crores on Saturday and 18 crores on Sunday. After the disappointing performance of Thugs of Hindostan at the box office over the weekend, its business suffered further major drop over the weekdays.
Then on weekdays as well, Thugs Of Hindostan showed no sign of improvement and witnessed continuous drops. On Monday, it faced a decline of 66.67% than Sunday and minted the amount of 6 crores. With further decrements, YRF’s presentation bagged 4.75 crores on Tuesday & 3.80 crores on Wednesday.
On the next day i.e. 2nd Thursday, TOH recorded more drop and managed to collect the amount of 3 crores. With this, the total collection of Amitabh-Aamir starrer has become 140.55 crores nett at the domestic box office including 135.15 crores from its Hindi version & rest 5.40 crores from the dubbed Tamil & Telugu versions.
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