About Thugs of Hindostan
Thugs of Hindostan is an upcoming 2018 Indian Hindi-language action-adventure film written & directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. It is based on Philip Meadows Taylor’s 1839 fiction novel Confessions of a Thug and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. It is set to be released during Diwali on 7 November 2018
Thugs of Hindostan Official Teaser
Thugs of Hindostan
The film’s plot is based on Philip Meadows Taylor’s 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug, about a Thug (also known as Thuggee) called Ameer Ali, whose gang of Thugs posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India (then known as Hindustan or Hindostan) during the early 19th century. The film tells a fictional story set between 1790 and 1805. The protagonist Ameer Ali is portrayed by Aamir Khan.
- Amitabh Bachchan as Ismail, a high-ranking Thug and the adoptive father of Ameer Ali
- Aamir Khanas Ameer Ali, the protagonist, a prominent Thug who is of Pathan origin, orphaned as a child and raised by Thugs.
- Katrina Kaif
- Fatima Sana Shaikh
- Ronit Roy
- Shashank Arora as Kinnar Chacha
- Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
- Satyadev Kancharana