12 tweets that are more savage than the Thugs of Hindostan

Calling it Bollywood having a blast, Rohini stated that Thugs of Hindostan as a story of relationships, betrayal, courage and adventure, is a Diwali blockbuster.

Filmed in India, Thailand and off the coast of Malta, it brings together for the first time Amitabh and Aamir, two of Bollywood's most bankable stars, in battles against the British East India Company in 1795, and with stunts and pyrotechnics galore. People had dubbed it the Bolly Pirates of the Carribean in an affectionate way.

Thugs of Hindostan initial reviews: One of the most awaited releases this year, Thugs of Hindostan has hit the screens on Thursday amid much hype and frenzy. Because according to Twitter. With an excellent occupancy across the country, let's take a look at how the movie fared at the box office on its day 1.

According to industry analyst Taran Adarsh, the film released in a total of 5000 screens in India and 2000 screens overseas. All that glitters is NOT gold... But will find it hard to sustain after the initial euphoria settles down. Holds true for #TOH. "Formula-ridden plot, screenplay of convenience, shoddy direction are the main culprits..." the tweet read. "Taran Adarsh wrote on his Twitter,"#ThugsOfHindostan screen count...

He however mentioned in a further tweet that Thugs of Hindostan may benefit from the holiday season, the hype it has managed to create and impressive star cast, but will find it hard to sustain its journey on the box office after the initial euphoria settles down.

On the other hand, some of the moviegoers seemed to like the film and called Thugs of Hindostan as a visual feast. However, only the box office numbers will decide the fate of this film.

Vanessa Coleman