Ever since its first look, Thugs of Hindostan has managed to create an insane hype among the audience. The 80+ million trailer views on YouTube proves this fact beyond doubt. The majestic sets, extreme visual effects and the fact that it is one of the most expensive Bollywood films till date, enhance the film’s appeal. Let’s take a closer look at why we can’t keep calm till TOH releases!
1. An Epic Visual Extravaganza
Whether it is the sea-war sequences or the awe-inspiring costumes, Thugs of Hindostan promises grandeur that would be multiplied when you watch it in cinemas. Shot in locations like Malta and Thailand, this historical action-adventure is full of splendid imagery guaranteed to leave you awestruck. We already got glimpses of it in the trailer and can’t wait to see more!
2. The Stellar Collaboration
Apart from the fact that this is the first film to bring Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in one frame, Thugs of Hindostan also brings the stars in characters that we have never imagined before. Add to that the fascinating roles played by Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh and we have the perfect ensemble cast for a Diwali release.
3. Aamir Khan’s Intriguing Villain Act
While Bachchan leads the front as the shipwrecking warrior, Khan’s character is comical and evil with a touch of mystery. The trailer highlights that he appears in a backstabbing, selfish avatar. However, there is more to his story which will be revealed in the film.
4. A Look At The Thug Culture of the Bygone Era
The film is set during the 19th century, before India got independence. Apart from a beautiful portrayal of the British era in the country, the film stands out because of exploring a unique genre in Bollywood. There are hardly any films showcasing a group of thugs rising against an oppressive administration. That is about to change with Thugs of Hindostan.
5. Full Songs!
Another way in which the makers of the film have added to the audience’s intrigue is by releasing only the teasers to the songs like Suraiyya and Manzoor-e-Khuda. As suggested in the teasers, the catchy music and interesting choreography can be fully enjoyed only while we are watching the movie.
A Yash Raj Films production, Thugs of Hindostan is made on a whopping budget of ₹300 Crore. That makes it one of the most expensive films to be made in the history of Indian cinema.