IEG to screen expensive Bollywood movie in Accra

BY: Graphic Online

The International Entertainment Group (IEG) is set to screen Yash Raj Films' most awaited blockbuster "Thugs of Hindostan" in Ghana, with a production budget of INR 300 Crore (US$43.0 million).

The movie, starring the biggest names in Bollywood such as Aamir khan, the lead role actor in the "3 Idiots", and Amitabh Bachan, Katrina Kaif. and Fatima Sana Sheikh, will be released from November 8, 2018 onwards at Silver bird Cinemas in Accra and Watch & Dyne Multiplex in Kumasi.

The story is based on a true-life thug, Ameer Ali from the late 18th century and early 19th century during the British Raj, "Thugs of Hindostan'*, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, is said to be based on the 1839 novel. Confessions of A Thug, written by Philip Meadows Taylor.

The novel tells the stroy of a dangerous thug, Ameer Ali, and was a bestseller in 19th century in Britain.