The multi-starrer film, which become the first Bollywood film to cross the Rs 500-billion mark on day one, failed to maintain the numbers on the second day with minting just Rs 282.5 million.
Film critic and trade analyst, Taran Adarsh, took to Twitter to share the earnings. "And the Decline begins. Thugs of Hindostan slips on Day 2, facing a fall during Diwali holidays. Mass belt / single screens are holding better, but the cracks are already showing at plexes. Day 3 [Sat] and Day 4 [Sun] are extremely crucial," he wrote.
'Thugs of Hindostan' is based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel 'Confessions of a Thug' and is about a gang who posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India (then known as Hindustan or Hindostan) during the early 19th century. (ANI)