Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan starrer Thugs Of Hindostan is gearing up for the widest release ever for an Indian film, both in India as well as overseas. Don’t be surprised if it gathers a humongous crowd in theaters this Diwali, because it’s an Aamir Khan movie so it’s expected and with such screen count, it is going to create history.
Thugs Of Hindostan is getting a screen count of 5000 in India. Yes, you read that right. It is the widest release for any Indian film ever. Its Hindi screens will be 4500-4600 screens out of that. Rest will be allotted for Tamil and Telugu. This is something unreal and it shows the genius marketing minds of Yash Raj Films and Aamir Khan.
At overseas box office, Thugs Of Hindostan is getting 2000 screens which is another huge opportunity for the film to score big. So, in total, Thugs Of Hindostan is releasing in 7000 screens worldwide.
With 5000 screens in India, Thugs Of Hindostan is on course to mint 45-50 crore on its opening day itself and around 180 crore in its extended opening weekend. It is showing a potential for 400 crore club. Is this the biggest blockbuster Bollywood going to witness?
Thugs of Hindostan is the solo release and it shows are starting as early as 7 in the morning with more than 15 shows per day. Aamir Khan has a terrific credibility so the collections will be record breaking.
There’s still no word on when and if, Thugs Of Hindostan will be releasing in China. It will create big records there as well. Reportedly, it will release next year.
Talking about the run time, Thugs Of Hindostan is of 2 hours, 44 minutes and 30 seconds and it is rated U/A. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, it is releasing on 8th November, 2018.