Thugs of Hindostan First Day Box Office Collection : Records Demolished
Despite critics and viewers panning it severely, Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Thugs of Hindostan recorded the highest opening ever at the Indian box office, raking in an estimated Rs 50 crore on Day 1, thanks to its record-breaking advance-booking sales.
Thugs of Hindostan, undoubtedly , the biggest Bollywood movie of 2018 released on November 8 amidst astounding hype. Starring Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead , the mega budgeted release was expected to rewrite new box office records. Despite receiving negative reviews , the mega action drama remained firmly on the track to set new opening day record.
Thugs of Hindostan as per everyone’s expectations opened to bumper occupancy a day after diwali. After registering historic sales all over the day , it has set a new opening day box office record.
Released in 7000 screens all over the India , the magnum opus netted historic 52.25 crores on its opening day and thereby breaking the 4 year old record of Happy New Year. The Shah Rukh Khan starrer in 2014 had netted 44.97 crore. Apart from the Highest Opening Day record , Thugs of Hindostan has surpassed Sanju’s record for Highest Single Day Collection bettering the 46.71 crore mark. [ Also Read : Thugs of Hindostan Review By Major Critics ]
Thugs of Hindostan is one of the biggest Bollywood films in quite a while. Backed by a production house like Yash Raj Films, it stars bigwigs like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan. It is set in the late 18th century and is based on Amitabh Bachchan’s Khudabaksh Azaad-led band of thugs that is fighting against the British East India Company rule. The movie also stars Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. [ Also Read : Thugs of Hindostan Box Office Collections Day 2 : Falls Flat! ]