According to industry analyst Taran Adarsh, the film released in a total of 5000 screens in India and 2000 screens overseas.
Bollywood's answer to Pirates of the Caribbean, the swashbuckling, star-studded Thugs of Hindostan sails into cinemas tomorrow, battling British colonisers on a quest for loot and box office records.
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the movie is set against the backdrop of pre-Independence era and involves heavy VFX works. Johar said, "The factors that will work in favour of Thugs of Hindostan are, one, it is a big holiday release, secondly, it is releasing on the biggest window available for a Bollywood film as there are no other releases scheduled around it and third, the film boasts of big names like Aamir, Amitabh, Katrina and Yash Raj Films". "Formula-ridden plot, screenplay of convenience, shoddy direction are the main culprits..." the tweet read.
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All that glitters is NOT gold... #TOH is a golden opportunity lost, a KING-SIZED DISAPPOINTMENT!'
With "Dangal" he broke his own records and the film went on to gross Rs 2000 crore worldwide.
However, reportedly Aamir isn't confident about this film like his previous flicks and with the trailer getting a divide talk, the suspense continues.
Barring a few positive reviews here and there, the micro-blogging platform is replete with savage reactions to the high-budgeted film. The never-before-seen combo of Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, with the support of Yash Raj Films, is expected to help the film do well on the box office.