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Thugs of Hindostan (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 8 November 2018 (USA)
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In the 18th century, the British East India Company is pitted against Khudabaksh, a "Thug of the Seas" fighting to liberate his country. The English, not knowing how to defeat him, call on a talented con artist, Firangi Mallah.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fatima Sana Shaikh ... Zafira
Aamir Khan ... Firangi
Katrina Kaif ... Suraiyya
Amitabh Bachchan ... Khudabaksh
Lloyd Owen ... John Clive
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub ... Shanichar
Abdul Quadir Amin ... Azhar Ali
Ronit Roy ... Mirza Sikander Baig
Aamir Yaseen ... Rebel
Sharat Saxena ... Maharaja Sangram Singh
Joe Azzopardi ... Ship Captain
Shaji Chaudhary Shaji Chaudhary ... Bhure Lal
Ila Arun ... Jaitumbi
Naushaad Abbas Naushaad Abbas ... Mirza's Advisor
Gavin Marshall Gavin Marshall ... Capt James Powell
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Storyline

The movie is set in 1795 and follows a gang of thugs who aspire to free Hindostan from the British Empire. A small-time thug is then sent by British commander John Clive to infiltrate the gang and counter their threat.

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Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official website

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

8 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thug See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,185,386, 11 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,449,848, 11 November 2018
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Mainland China Cut Version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bachchan's costume was earlier made of metal, but was later replaced with leather. See more »

Quotes

Firangi: Deceit is my nature.
Khudabaksh: To trust is mine.
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Crazy Credits

There are no cast/crew edits in the opening, just the production company's logo and a couple of disclaimers. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Chinese version edited major portions of Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh's roles and keeping in mind Aamir Khan's popularity in China, it featured him in a more meatier and prominent role and also included certain deleted scenes featuring him to lengthen his role. The Indian version was 164 minutes long, while this version was 120 minutes long. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Koffee with Karan: Episode #6.3 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Suraiyya
Music by Ajay-Atul
Lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani
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Thugs of Pirates of the Caribbean 😮
8 November 2018 | by sourya-mukherjeeSee all my reviews

It's the first time that two of the strongest actors in Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan & Aamir Khan came together for a project but what you get in return is almost 3 hrs of total disappointment. To start with, the movie is extremely long, slow, boring & lacks a good storyline. The cinematography looks like a cheap copy of Pirates of the Caribbean. Aamir Khan's himself looks like trying to pull off a Johnny Depp from the Hollywood hit. Amitabh Bachchan performance is dull and nothing you would remember the next day. Fatima Sana Shaikh is bad & I have no clue what was Katrina Kaif doing in the movie. Even her dance numbers look like a copy of the moves she had in the song Kamli. The performance of the support cast is not worth mentioning. Direction is absolutely ordinary. Songs are horrible! The only decent thing about the movie are the last 30 minutes. The twist & turns are interesting but slowly becomes predictable. Certain dialogues are also funny. However, the bottom line is, give this one a skip. No point spending your money on this one. Tips for the director: India is not an Island nation! What are so many ships doing in the movie 🤔? Whatever it is, boats & ships are not & was never the primary mode of transportation within our country. Crazy!!!


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