Mumbai, Nov 9 (PTI) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan’s “Thugs of Hindostan” has collected Rs 52.25 crore (nett) on the first day of its release.Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'

The Yash Raj Films project, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, made Rs 50.75 (Hindi version) and 1.50 crore coming from Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions. Also Read - Odisha Lockdown: Govt Issues Instructions for Conduct of Puja in Mandaps in View of Festive Season | Guidelines Here

“‘Thugs of Hindostan’ is the quintessential Hindi movie that we love to watch with our friends and families. We were lucky to get two of the biggest stars of our generation to come together for an out and out masala Diwali entertainer and we are humbled and ecstatic with the love and appreciation that audiences have showered on ‘Thugs’ to help the film create box office history on day one. Also Read - Highlights India vs England 1st Test, Day 1: Bumrah, Shami Dominate as India Take Opening Day's Honours

“We are thrilled to see that audiences across age groups, across India are loving ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ and have made our film a part of their Diwali plans. We made ‘Thugs’ with a vision to provide a pure festive entertainer for the entire family and this result is extremely gratifying for all of us at YRF,” Acharya said in a statement.

The movie also stars Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in key roles.

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