Nov. 8, 2018
The film's plot is based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug,about a thug (also known as a thuggee) called Ameer Ali, 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 between 1790 and 1805.
1795 India The East India Company came as traders but now rule India. Some like “Azaad” choose a life of a rebel and face certain death if captured, rather than bow to a life of slavey. Others like “Firangi” would sell their mother for a profit.. their only master is money. When Firangi is enlisted to deliver Azaad in to the jaws of death by John Clive for the Company... Firangi sets out to pull off the biggest “Thugee / Con of his life, facing his most worthy adversary yet.. Mounted on a massive scale Thugs of Hindostan is set in the early days of The British Raj and brings together 2 iconic superstars for the first time on the silver screen.