Aamir Khan takes 'full responsibility' for Thugs Of Hindostan debacle

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WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Nov 27, 2018, 07.40 AM (IST)

It takes courage to accept failure on a public platform. On Monday, Aamir Khan admitted that his last release 'Thugs Of Hindostan' had failed to live up to the expectations and took full resp[onsibility for the film's failure. 

“I take full responsibility for 'Thugs....' not working with the audience. I think we went wrong but I would like to take full responsibility of that. You can be sure we tried our level best.

“We didn’t leave any stone unturned but somewhere we went wrong. There are some people who liked the film, and we would like to thank them but they are in minority. Majority didn’t like and we realise this,” Aamir said while addressing the press at an award ceremony. Also see: 'Thugs Of Hindostan' fails to rise, earns Rs 129 crores in six days

Apologising to the audience who had gone to watch his film with great expectations, the superstar said, “The audience which came with so much expectation to watch my film, I want to apologise to them also that this time I couldn’t entertain them. I am feeling very bad that we weren’t able to entertain them.”

The actor was then asked the reason for the film not working at the box office, to which Aamir said, "I am not comfortable discussing all of this publicly because I am very close to all my films. I treat them like my kids. So, even if they fail, they are mine. "

Produced by Yash Raj Films and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, 'Thugs of Hindostan' also starred Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. 

A few weeks earlier, Shah Rukh Khan had spoken in defense of 'Thugs...'and stated that the audience was a bit too harsh on the film. When Aamir was asked to react on SRK's statement, the actor said that everyone had the right to express their opinion and he respected audiences opinion on the film.Also read:  Theatre owners to demand compensation for losses from 'Thugs of Hindostan'?

“But we certainly tried our level best. And I am feeling very bad that we didn’t succeed in entertaining the audience,” he added.

Khan is now looking forward to film’s release in China. “The China release is going to happen next month. So, let’s see what happens,” the actor said.

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“I take full responsibility for 'Thugs....' not working with the audience. I think we went wrong but I would like to take full responsibility of that. You can be sure we tried our level best," said the actor.