Thugs of Hindostan has created box office history on Day one. The Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan starrer Diwali entertainer has shattered all previous opening day box office records in the history of Bollywood as it becomes the first film ever to cross the 50 crore nett mark. With this humoungous opening day collection of 50.75 (Hindi version) and 1.50 crore coming from Tamil + Telugu dubs, the film has created 7 historic records! 1. The highest all time opening, 2. The 1st film to cross 50 crore, 3. The biggest single day collection ever, 4. The biggest Diwali opener of all time, 5. Biggest opening day for Aamir and Bachchan, 6. The Biggest ever opening for a non sequel and 7. YRF’s Highest ever opening. The total day 1 collection of the film including Tamil and Telugu is at an astronomical 52.25 crore nett.
Director Vijay Krishna Acharya (Viktor) says, “Thugs of Hindostan is the quintessential Hindi movie that we love to watch with our friends and families. We were lucky to get two of the biggest stars of our generation to come together for an out and out masala Diwali entertainer and we are humbled and ecstatic with the love and appreciation that audiences have showered on Thugs to help the film create box office history on day one. We are thrilled to see that audiences across age groups, across India are loving Thugs of Hindostan and have made our film a part of their Diwali plans. We made Thugs with a vision to provide a pure festive entertainer for the entire family and this result is extremely gratifying for all of us at YRF.”
The high octane action adventure that is set on the high seas, boasts of jaw-dropping, never seen before visual spectacles. The film’s gripping plot and edge of the seat plot has wowed audiences. The film is set to have a huge weekend as it rides on hugely positive word of mouth from audiences. The film brings together two of the biggest icons of Hindi cinema Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan for the first time on big screen, making it a must watch movie for Hindi film lovers worldwide. It also stars Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in key roles.