Thugs of Hindostan: Amitabh’s first look unveiled
Mumbai: The makers after revealing the official logo of Thugs of Hindostan, have now unveiled the first look of Amitabh Bachchan as Khudabaksh from the film on Tuesday.
In the poster, Khudabaksh aka Big B appears as a commander of a massive ship as he gets ready for war. A dramatic background score sets the mood of the teaser right. According to the makers, The Vijay Krishna Acharya directorial is the first Bollywood film to have the sea as the backdrop of the narrative.
Big B’s look was revealed in a 25-second video that starts off with an eagle flying across a ship. As it lands on a bomb tank, we catch the glimpse of Khudabaksh in all his glory. A robust background score plays all the way through. It beautifully complements the visually-stunning video that is laced with high-end animation work.
Sharing the teaser, Aamir tweeted, “The biggest thug of all !!! Love, a.” After looking at Big B’s character poster, the expectations from Aamir’s look in the magnum opus has increased manifold.”
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) September 18, 2018
The flick helmed by director Vijay Krishna Acharya is slated to hit the screens on November 8, the next day after Diwali. It also stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles.
Thugs of Hindostan is an epic action-adventure flick, based on Philip Meadows Taylor’s 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug. It is all about a thug (also known as a thuggee) called Azad, whose gang of thugs posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India during the early 19th century. The film tells a fictional story set in between 1790 and 1805.