One of the biggest releases of 2018, Thugs of Hindostan received negative reviews after a couple of hours of its release and trolled heavily for end number of reasons. However, this has not impacted Thugs of Hindostan box office collection Day 1 and this action-adventure managed to bag the whopping sum of cr ₹ 52.25 cr. This includes the Tamil and Telugu versions as well. These two contributed a large ₹ 1.50 cr.
Such performance is historic from any Bollywood or Hindi Film. ‘Thugs…’ now tops the list of highest opening day collections. Earlier it was Sanju, which bagged ₹ 34.75 cr on its first day. Moreover, Yash Raj Films released the film on 5000 screens in pan India; therefore, such an outcome was immensely expected.
However, the word of mouth for the film is extremely negative, and therefore, it will not be able to sustain the collections even in the next a couple of days. The estimated budget of Thugs of Hindostan is ₹ 300 cr and the makers have spent lavishly on VFX to create the set up of the late 1700 century. It is said that only the VFX cost of the film is a whopping ₹ 200 cr. Despite such a huge budget