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.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh has however given it just two stars, saying the movie was disappointing and all that glitters is gold.
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People were very excited for the release of Thugs of Hindostan.
Thugs of Hindostan has been written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, who was also at the helm of Dhoom 3, and has been produced by Aditya Chopra. Some engrossing moments in the first hour, that's about it...
The much-awaited Yash Raj Films period drama Thugs of Hindostan received mostly unenthusiastic response from critics on its opening day. "#TOH is a golden opportunity lost, a KING-SIZED DISAPPOINTMENT!" he wrote on Twitter. Unfortunately, the movie starring Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh was not up to the expectations of audience and filmy pundits.
India: "5000 [Hindi + Tamil + Telugu] Overseas: "2000 Worldwide total: "7000 screens Note: "More screens could be added during the course of the day."[sic] Going by the reports, the count has already exceeded the number of screens of blockbuster hits like Tiger Zinda Hai which released on 5700 screens and Dangal on 5300 screens.