Unfortunately, the biggest Hindi release of the year Thugs Of Hindostan has got crashed down within a week due to a negative word of mouth. In the second weekend as well, it showed no sign of improvement and remained overall disappointing, while a month back released Badhaai Ho is still running strongly.
Because of a solid star power and wide-scale promotions, Thugs Of Hindostan was released amid the humongous buzz but got failed to live up to the expectations. It received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audience due to its weak story-line & unconvincing direction.
Despite the biggest opening of all time in Bollywood, Vijay Krishna Acharya’s directorial showed an unexpected downtrend over the weekend and did the business of 123 crores that included 52.25 crores on Thursday, 29.25 crores on Friday, 23.50 crores on Saturday & 18 crores on Sunday.
On weekdays, with further drops, Thugs Of Hindostan bagged the amount of 6 crores on Monday, 4.75 crores on Tuesday, 3.80 crores on Wednesday & 2.85 crores on 2nd Thursday. After an extended 8-days week, the total collection of the movie was recorded at 140.40 crores from 5000 screens nationwide.
Now Amitabh-Aamir starrer is running in the second week and passed the weekend on a low note. On 2nd Friday, it did the business of 1.34 crores after a drop of 53% than the previous day. Then on 2nd Saturday, with a limited jump, it managed to collect 1.75 crores.
On the next day i.e. 2nd Sunday, TOH witnessed further growth and collected the amount of 2.46 crores. With this, the total collection of Yash Raj Films’ presentation after 11 days, has become 145.95 crores including 140.35 crores from Hindi & 5.60 crores from Tamil+Telugu versions.