Thugs of Hindostan was one of the most-anticipated movies of the year 2018. The film had already created a lot of buzz even before it’s inception and there were a lot of expectations. Even the leaked pictures during the shooting made the audiences eagerly wait for the film.
The makers dropped the trailer a few weeks before the film’s release and fans started giving out their reactions. However, it was too early to judge the film. But when Thugs of Hindostan reached the theatres on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, it proved to be highly disappointing.
Well, there were mixed reactions from the viewers. While some liked it some didn’t and also made fun of it. There were also a lot of comparisons between Aamir Khan’s character Firangi Mallah and Johnny Depp’s role of Jack Sparrow. EVerything proved to be a dud. With the constant bad word-of-mouth, the film’s collection got highly affected and the film since it’s release is showing a continuous dip.
TOH release exact two weeks ago and still, the film is not able to reach up to the expectations in terms of collection.
The film managed to earn only Rs 60 lakh on its Day 13, taking the total to Rs 147.30 crore, as per a leading entertainment portal.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh had recently tweeted, “#ThugsOfHindostan went further downhill in Weekend 2.”
The famous film critic tweeted, “This is a SHOCKER… #ThugsOfHindostan may be the most expensive Hindi film, with Aamir Khan enjoying an enviable following in international markets, but its *lifetime biz* in #USA + #Canada and #Australia will be lower than #BadhaaiHo… Content wins and how! #TOH”
The film also got negative reviews from critics. The Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta had mentioned in her review, “Not only do you end up picking up on past films, scenes and references, you are left struggling with staleness and boredom. The writing is shockingly pedestrian, and the film just lies around, waiting for something to happen. Nothing does, for nearly three hours. Yes, this is thuggery on a large scale, and we the viewers are at the receiving end.”