Thugs of Hindostan: All You Must Know About India’s Most-Anticipated Bollywood Movie

The makers of Thugs of Hindostan in the past few days have been on a “revealing spree.” The makers perfectly know how to keep the movie under everyone’s radar, ergo, have been releasing the look of all the actors from the film. Starting from Amitabh Bachchan’s character from the film, the spree ended with Aami Khan’s character – Firangi.

Being one of the most – awaited movies of the year, 2019, Thugs of Hindostan stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. Based on the novel, Confessions of a Thug written by Philip Meadows Taylor in 1839, the movie is a promising hit delivery from Bollywood.

THE BOOK – IN A BRIEF

The book, Confessions of a Thug, is about the story of an anti-hero who goes by the name of Ameer Ali. The novel covers a tale of crime and retribution in India that took place in the late 18th century and continued till the year 1832 ended. The book relates to the practices of thugs, who were also known as the “deceivers.” They were known to murder the travelers for their money and valuables and then bury them.

During the 1830s, the British Empire did everything to suppress these thugs. The efforts of the Britishers led to the capturing of Ameer Ali were who later confessed and enabled thousands of arrests by the British intelligence.

All that we know about Thugs of Hindostan

This latest upcoming Bollywood movie is about the thugs who became a pain in the ass to the British Empire in India. Set between 1790 and 1805, this movie is a work of fiction, and a reason to must watch.

KHUDABAKSH

Played by Amitabh Bachchan, Khudabaksh is the Commander of Thugs and is regarded as the “biggest Thug” of them all.

FIRANGI

As per the teaser poster, this character is reprised by Aamir Khan who seems to be a quirky Indian trying to ape the British.

The look portrayed in the poster – ruffled hair, handlebar moustache, green coat, rose-tinted glasses and a big smile, Firangi is expected to be an honest and a trustworthy character.

ZAFIRA

This character is played by Fatima who is an archer in the movie.

 

In a statement made by YRF –

“Zafira is fiery and stunning. She is an extremely talented fighter and specialises in combat by bow and arrow. Zafira has perfect accuracy, and she doesn’t miss a target, ever. Fatima Sana Shaikh as Zafira brings vigour and freshness to Thugs of Hindostan, the most anticipated film of the year”

SURAIYYA JAAN

Katrina Kaif essays this role in Thugs of Hindostan who is a gorgeous dancer in the movie.

Watch Thugs of Hindostan – Teaser (Logo)

 

Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, Thugs of Hindostan will hit the screens on November 8, 2018.