After the first look of actors Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh was unveiled, the makers of the much-anticipated film 'Thugs of Hindostan' released the first look of the antagonist played by Lloyd Owen. Yash Raj Films on Thursday, September 20, unveiled the first look of British actor Lloyd Owen as John Clive in the epic drama. The Production house took to Twitter and shared a motion poster to unveil the first look of the actor. The post was captioned as, "Cruel and merciless. Presenting #JohnClive #ThugsOfHindostan | @SrBachchan | @aamir_khan | #KatrinaKaif | @fattysanashaikh | @TOHTheFilm".
Here's the post:
In the poster, the actor can be seen donning a white jacket with golden embroidery and shoulder embellishments, with white pants. He also wore a pair of knee-high boots and carried the classic moustached look as he can be seen sitting on what appears to be a throne. The sword in his hand and the intense facial expression completed his look as he plays Lord John Clive- the highly manipulative and cruel commander of the East India Company. The picture has a vintage essence that brings out the cunningness the Briitish commander was known for.
Set in the backdrop of British rule in India, 'Thugs of Hindostan' narrates the story of a thug called Azad, who along which his group gave a serious challenge to the British Empire in India during the early 19th century. Based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel 'Confessions of a Thug', the film is based on the fictional story set between 1790 and 1805. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles.
The big budget film has taken up an innovative style of introducing its characters through motion pictures before releasing the trailer for the film. The very first appearance of the film looks promising and is set to treat the audience with an exciting, visually stunning, cinematic experience on the big screen. The promotional activities of the film started with the revelation of the logo of the film on Monday, September 17, following which the makers have unveiled the first look and introduction of veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan's character Khudabaksh and Fatima Sana Shaikh 's character as Zafira. Helmed by Vijay Krishna Acharya the movie is all set to release on November 8, 2018.
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