Thugs of Hindostan : 5 Records The Movie is Chasing
Fiver Records Thugs of Hindostan is Chasing
With only two days to go, Vijay Krishna Acharya directed Thugs of Hindostan, which stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Amitabh Bachchan, is all over the minds of cinema lovers. Ticket bookings have already started from November 2. Film trade analysts are all upbeat about the film’s performance on the box office and many records are reportedly all set to be demolished.
Thugs of Hindostan is undoubtedly the biggest bollywood movie to come out this year. With only one day to go for its release, this mega budget movie is carrying astounding hype. The movie has been directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh. Ticket bookings have already started from November 2. Film trade analysts are all upbeat about the film’s performance on the box office and many records are reportedly all set to be demolished.
Advanced booking for the movie opened on November 3 and around two lakh tickets were sold on the first day, according to Bollywood news portal Box Office India. This figure is better than last year’s Tiger Zinda Hai and this year’s highest grossing movie Sanju. However, the pre sales have failed to cross the mega blockbuster Bahubali 2. But the whole trade is optimistic and feels the latest Diwali offering is on the track to rewrite all the boxoffice records. [ Also Read : Can Thugs of Hindostan Break This Box Office Record? ]
In this article we take a look at the records Thugs of Hindostan is chasing.
1. Highest Domestic Grosser Of All Time : Bahubali 2 ( 511 crores )
This is the first time in the last decade that this record is snatched from Aamir Khan. It started back in 2008 with Ghajini breaching the 100 crore barrier for the first time. This record was only bettered by the man himself with mega blockbuster 3 Idiots in 2009 and it crossed the 200 crore mark , unheard figure at that time. Shahrukh Khan briefly held this record with Chennai Express before it was regained by Dhoom 3 , again starring Aamir Khan. Subsequently , PK and Dangal set new benchmarks at the boxoffice. Then came Bahubali 2 and smashed the previous record of Dangal by huge margin and became the first hindi movie to cross 500 crores. It will be interesting to see if the latest star studded offering match Bahubali 2. Please do note that Bahubali 2 was a post GST release which substantially boosted its collection.
2. Highest Overseas Grosser Of All Time : Dangal , 1,519 crores
No surprises, the bollywood’s Ace Khan has another record to his name. Aamir Khan is a force to reckon with in China. He created this market Dhoom 3 and PK. Dangal opened with excellent response in China and went on a pathbreaking run rivalling even hollywood blockbusters. Mr. Khan is an unmatchef force in overseas and it is safe to say he will again come on top and will better the Dangal’s record with his latest release. [ Also read : Thugs of Hindostan Movie Reviews ]
3. Highest WorldWide Grosser of all time : Dangal , 2160.3 Crores
Do not get fooled thinking this is a hollywood biggie from collections. Yes , this is the level Mr. Perfectionist has set for himself and there is no matching him in the bollywood at the moment. With highest overseas grosser of all time to his name , highest worlwide grosser of all time is another feather in his cap. While most of the big stars are chasing wordwide collections of his 5-6 years old movies , Aamir Khan is eyeing to better his own standards. It was a close race with Bahubali 2 but his might in China propelled Dangal ahead by a good margin. Thugs of Hindostand has every ingredients to be a historic blockbuster. If all goes well , who knows Mr. Khan is waiting to unlock some unimaginable levels.
4. Highest Opening day Collections : Happy New Year ( 44.97 crore )
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Happy New Year both were Diwali release and unsurprisingly both se historic opening day records. Happy New Year breached the 40 crore for the first time and collected 44.97 crore on the opening day while PRDP clocked just above the 40 crore. Now all eyes are set on the latest Diwali release – Thugs of Hindostan. From the stellar star cast to the lucrative release date , this one has everything to set new heights on the opening day. There is huge hype to witness the greatness of two megastars – Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan and this is complimented by the presence of bright young star Fatima Sana Shaikh and the oomph factor of Katrina Kaif. With hiked ticket prices and historic screen count , Thugs of Hindostand should set new record and breaching 50 crore mark remains a practical possibility.
5. Highest Single Day Collection : Sanju , 46.71 crore
Sanju surpassed Bahubali 2 this year by a small margin by netting 46.71 crore on a single day. If we look at Aamir Khan’s previous release, they always grow bigger and bigger with every passing day and this record is very much in danger . Thugs of Hindostan will very possibly cross this figure on the first day itself. With unimaginable hype surronding the movie it is all set to smash the records left , right and centre. [ Also read : Zero Trailer is on record breaking spree ]
Slated to release on November 8 , the movie boasts Aamir Khan , Amitabh Bachchan , Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh as its cast and is helmed by Dhoom 3 director Vijay Krishna Acharya.
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