Thugs of Hindostan

Thugs of Hindostan
Bollywood’s take on Pirates of the Caribbean. Set in 1795, when a band of thugs pose a grave threat to the British East India Company, because they want to free India from the British and stop the slave trade. Alarmed, a British commander sends a small-time thug from Awadh to infiltrate and counter the threat. In Hindi language with English subtitles.

164 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence, Drug abuse).
Action, Adventure, Bollywood.
You can call me Johnny ...
You can call me Johnny ...


Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Abdul Quadir Amin, Jackie Shroff, Lloyd Owen
Vijay Krishna Acharya
ScreenplayVijay Krishna Acharya
MusicJohn Stewart Eduri
CinematographyManush Nandan
EditingRitesh Soni
Made in2018
Produced byYash Raj Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction adventure
LanguageLow impact infrequent bad language used within a comedic context and necessary for the narrative
ViolenceModerate impact frequent violence justified within the context of seeking freedom for Indians
PrejudiceLow impact frequent thematic prejudice justified by the context of the storyline
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsThe material contains complex and mature themes of a moderate impact following a quest for freedom in India that has been enslaved by the English men, rebellion action by Indians, deceit and betrayal, seeking revenge, friendship and evil versus doing the right thing. Violence themes of losing loved ones to murder, captivity and threat to lives may be upsetting, distressing and socially harmful to younger viewers. Furthermore themes of deception, betrayal and double standards may be morally misleading to younger impressionable viewers who may not be comprehend the entertainment context of the storyline. However, there are positive resolutions of good prevailing over evil, themes of inspirational wisdom, unity, loyalty, believing in good in people, forgiveness and mitigate against a higher impact. Children under the age of 13 years may not be able to contextualise the harmful themes into the greater positive resolution of the bona fide.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Scale (Max)20

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