Thugs of Hindostan Creates History on Day 1, Collects Rs 52 Crore
Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan in Thugs Of Hindostan (Image Credit: Stock Photos)

New Delhi, November 9: 'Thugs of Hindostan' has become the first film in Bollywood to cross the 50 crore mark on day one. The multi-starrer flick, which released on November 8, raked in a whopping Rs. 52.25 crore on the opening day, including the Tamil and Telugu-dubbed versions.

With it, the action-adventure film - which features Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in pivotal roles - has also become the biggest Diwali opener of all time. Moreover, this makes it the biggest opener of 2018, so far. Thugs of Hindostan: 8 Ridiculous Things in Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif's Pirate Film That Make Little Sense.

'Thugs of Hindostan' is based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel 'Confessions of a Thug' and is about a gang who posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India (then known as Hindustan or Hindostan) during the early 19th century.