Thugs of Hindustan movie

Thugs of Hindustan Movie Review with Related Details

Thugs of Hindustan movie is one of the big budget upcoming Indian Hindi-language action-adventure film. The writer and the director of the film are Vijay Krishna Acharya. The movie is based on the novel “Confessions of a Thug” by Philip Meadows Taylor on 1839. The stars of the movie are as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. It’s coming up on the theatre on Diwali on 7 November 2018.

Besides, Thugs of Hindustan movie makers are happy with music director Ajay and Atul when trio music composer Shankar-Ehsan-Loy was backed out from the film. At a recent session, they realized that they had a big winner on their hands when the big bosses behind the YRF bankrolled film heard the music of the film again. But, Shankar Ehsaan and Loy were earlier the composers of the movie. The lead actor Aamir Khan gets agreed when the composers suggested Ajay and Atul to him. The source also adds, “The name was suggested as the duo has been giving a lot of chartbusters. Now, Aamir and Aditya Chopra want to use the songs to promote the film initially, as they feel it has a lot of mass appeals.”

Trailer of the Thugs of Hindustan Movie

The story of the Thugs of Hindustan Movie

You already know that Thugs of Hindustan movie lead stars are Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh. Actually, the movie is based on the 1839 novel named “Confessions Of A Thug”, which was written by Philip Meadows Taylor. According to the movie, Ameer Ali is a dangerous thug. This is because the book was a bestseller in the 19th century in Britain. In the 19th century, Philip was an administrator working for the Nizam of Hyderabad. A strong cult of thugs took control in some parts of India during this time. These thugs would make friends with rich travelers and finally kill and rob them before burying. These people had killed around 20 lakh (2 million) people according to various estimates.

In the 1830s the British Empire in India suppressed the thugs. The cult had become extinct in India when his confessions led the British intelligence to make thousands of arrests and by 1870. he is a Pathan whose parents are looted and killed by a gang of thugs while talking about Ameer and the thugs then raise him as one of their own members. In the character, he is very dark and he said about his own, “he would sell out his mother for anything”. There is a prominent high-ranking thug named Ismail who adopts Ameer Ali after the boy’s parents are killed. The man Amitabh Bachchan has played the adoptive father, Ismail.

Quick Notes of the Thugs of Hindustan Movie

  • Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya
  • Initial release: November 7, 2018
  • Release Date: 7 October 2018 (India)
  • Based on: Confessions of a Thug; by Philip Meadows Taylor
  • Budget: 2.1 billion INR
  • Music composed by Ajay-Atul
  • Producer: Aditya Chopra
  • Country: India
  • Language: Hindi
  • Filming Locations: Malta
  • Production Co: Benetone Films, Latina Pictures, Yash Raj Films
  • Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Ronit Roy, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and more
  • Music by: Ajay-Atul
  • Cinematography: Manush Nandan
  • Edited by: Namrata Rao

Production of the Thugs of Hindustan Movie

The production budget Thugs of Hindustan Movie is US$31 million, making it the most expensive Yash Raj Films productions, along with Tiger Zinda Hai in 2017. Filming commenced on 5 June 2017 in Malta. The film will be shot in Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur. It is also being shot in Thailand. The film’s climax will be filmed in Rajasthan. It was rumored that Aamir Khan wasn’t convinced with Katrina’s work in a few scenes involving action sequences and asked her to reshoot those portions but YRF later denied this. Amitabh Bachchan suffered from neck and back pain because of the heavy clothing and stunts in the film.

This is Khan’s second time collaborating with Vijay Krishna Acharya and Katrina Kaif, after Dhoom 3 of 2013. The film will have a dance sequence featuring Bachchan, choreographed by Prabhu Deva. It will also reportedly feature sea battles similar to ones seen in films such as Pirates of the Caribbean. Jackie Shroff was to be a part of the film but had to turn the role down due to conflicting commitments.

Fatima Sana Shaikh’s eyebrows of the Thugs of Hindostan Movie

Fatima Sana Shaikh’s eyebrows in the Thugs of Hindustan Movie to Aamir-Katrina’s dance, here are all the leaked stills. In the much-acclaimed 2016 film, Dangal Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Shaikh were played as father and daughter. Now, the two would be setting the dance floor on fire in the Vijay Krishna Acharya directorial. With Prabhu Deva’s choreography, not just them but Katrina Kaif would also be seen in her hottest avatar in one of the songs. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan also stars in the film. Because he is an unstoppable actor, who has donned many characters before. Moreover, he has yet again transformed himself for his upcoming film and as per his look leaked from the sets. So, his appearance in the film seemed to have taken inspiration from GoT characters.

Aamir Khan concerned about the length of Thugs of Hindustan

It’s in full swing for its Diwali release and the work on the post-production of Thugs of Hindustan movie right now. Curiosity has been high about this period drama starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh from the time of its announcement. The recent rumor is that Aamir is concerned about the length of this movie. This is because it would rather its duration is kept in check because he doesn’t want it to run anywhere near three hours.

Deep Involvement of Aamir Khan’s in Thugs of Hindustan Movie

Aamir Khan is in a very collaborative mood and has been offering his suggestions to this film co-starring Amitabh Bachchan reports from the sets suggest. Aamir Khan is very enthusiastic about Thugs of Hindustan movie if reports are to be believed. It’s one of the most awaited films of the year from Yash Raj Films where the co-star is Amitabh Bachchan. This time he is in a more collaborative mood this time than usual while Aamir is known to get deeply involved in every film he does. The director says about Aamir, “Aamir inputs are helping the film to become bigger and better with each passing day of shooting. Victor is happy to have Aamir’s inputs because Aamir’s volume of the contribution that even producer Aditya Chopra is happy to listen to the Superstar’s  suggestions and makes sure they are included in the shooting.”

He also adds “Whether it is Katrina or Fatima Sana Shaikh, they know Aamir is very much in collaboration with the director. This is because even  Bachchan Saab is open to Aamir’s suggestions,” according to the source. By the way, Big B has never worked with Aamir Khan until now. This is the first time that the two superstars will be seen sharing screen space because the duo had done some stage shows together back in the 90s. Well, that alone will be worth the price of the ticket!

Thugs of Hindostan Movie to release in the Imax format

in the Imax format, Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif film Thugs of Hindustan will be digitally remastered. The previous ones being Dhoom: 3, Bang Bang!, Baahubali 2 and Padmavati, as a result, it’s the fifth such Indian movie to get the treatments. Festival in November, the Yash Raj Films (YRF) project is slated to be the big Diwali release this year.


So, it’s one of the must-see movies and gets ready to celebrate Diwali with the Thugs of Hindustan. This is because Thugs of Hindustan movie is one of the big budget upcoming Indian Hindi-language action-adventure film. Because the writer and the director of the film are Vijay Krishna Acharya, it must be a great and totally entertaining movie. The movie is based on the novel “Confessions of a Thug” by Philip Meadows Taylor on 1839. The stars of the movie are as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. It’s coming up on the theatre on Diwali on 7 November 2018.

Educated in English graduation from the National University of Bangladesh. A Professional content writer-cum-virtual assistant at CodeCares.

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