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Here's how Amitabh Bachchan's costumes reflect his contrasting personalities in Thugs of Hindostan

Thugs of Hindostan is slated to release on November 8 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Published on: October 29, 2018 20:57 IST
Thugs of Hindostan: Here's how Amitabh Bachchan's costumes
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Thugs of Hindostan: Here's how Amitabh Bachchan's costumes reflect his contrasting personalities

Amitabh Bachchan's look in "Thugs of Hindostan" had gathered attention even before the shooting was completed and designer duo Rushi and Manoshi say the "contrasting personalities" of the megastar's character reflects in their costume.

The designers researched for months to design the look for the actor which is a combination of armour, leather and the traditional dhoti pants.

Bachchan plays Khudabaksh, a commander of the Thugs, in the action extravaganza, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya.

"Our brief for Khudabaksh was that of a warrior who is a farmer at heart. This character has very contrasting personalities. Our costume spoke this brief aloud. We have given him a kurta and the dhoti is absolutely kisan (farmer) like. 

"The kurta has a cotton and a linen rib with a mulmul lining to give it that softness and on top of that we have given that hard armour which brings out the fierceness of a warrior of Khudabaksh's stature," the costume designers said in a statement.

Bachchan said shooting for the film onboard a ship during action sequences with rain and sea waters soaking up the leather costume was tough.
"The costume designers have gone through a huge process of labour andresearch to design something. A lot of the sequences in the armour was shot in rain. The leather use to soak in water and it almost became as heavy as wearing a metal outfit. Yes, It was cumbersome but I think in the interest of the film and in the interest of the character one had to wear it," he said.

The film, produced by Yash Raj Films, also stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

Thugs of Hindostan is slated to release on November 8 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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