Aamir Khan was quizzed about his character Firangi in Thugs of Hindostan recently being compared to Pirates of the Caribbean franchise's Jack Sparrow which was played by Johhny Depp then the actor said that he hopes Firangi will make one and all forget Jack Sparrow.
Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan brings a different action-adventure kind of movie to Bollywood with his upcoming release, Thugs of Hindostan. Movie also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in key roles. In the Vijay Krishna Acharya directorial movie, Aamir will be seen as playing the rebel Firangi Mallah who will be up against Khudabaksh Azaad (Amitabh Bachchan). The trailer of TOH, as well as the songs, has been getting a roaring response and the fans of Hindi cinema can't wait to watch the Diwali spectacle.
Aamir about playing such an eccentric character stated that It's his toughest character till date. He added that It will be challenging for the audience as well because there will be times when they will not like Amir. Hoping that people enjoy the character and take Firangi for what he is, Amir said that it’s a very unusual hero. After the trailer release, there have been many comparisons between Firangi and Jack Sparrow played by Johhny Depp in the Pirates of the Carribean franchise.