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Review: Thugs of Hindostan (2018)

★★★☆☆
Box Office: TBA

The film tells a historical fiction story set in 1795, when the Indian subcontinent was known as Hindustan or Hindostan, where Indian bandits known as Thugs (from the Hindustani word “thug”) posed a serious challenge to the expanding British East India Company which had seized control of large parts of India.The film follows a band of Thugs led by Khudabaksh Azaad (Amitabh Bachchan), who poses a grave threat to the British East India Company as he aspires to free the country from the British. Alarmed, John Clive (Lloyd Owen), a British commander, sends Firangi Mallah (Aamir Khan), a small-time Thug from Awadh, to infiltrate and counter the threat.

Reviews:

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Positive Reviews
Average Reviews
2.5 “The problem with Thugs Of Hindostan is that it’s too long by modern standards. “
Filmfare
2.5 “Bloated And Tacky Despite Amitabh Bachchan Plus Aamir Khan”
NDTV
2.5 “With the mammoth expectations attached to this movie, the end experience just leaves you all at sea.”
TOI
2.5 “Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan fail to save this majestic ship from sinking”
DNA India
Negative Reviews
2.0 ” This one is a golden opportunity lost, a KING-SIZED DISAPPOINTMENT!”
Bollywoodhungama
2.0 “This Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan film is not the Diwali gift we wished for”
Indiatvnews
2.0 “Brave Aamir Khan but Mediocre Film”
News18
2.0 “Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan’s film is all pomp and no substance”
Timesnownews
2.0 “Thugs Of Hindostan is no Race 3 or Veer but it’s an awe-inspiring disappointment. “
Koimoi
2.0 “Mugged By The Thugs”
Mid-Day
1.5 “Aamir Khan cannot save this Diwali squib”
Indiatoday
1.0 “amir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan go down with this sinking ship.”
Hindustantimes
1.0 “A boring affair”
Indianexpress
1.0 “A Pointless Period Epic That Places Graphics Over Heart”
Filmcompanion

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