Despite a lackluster $1 million opening weekend, Thugs of Hindostan is still the main game in town for Chicago area Bollywood fans the weekend beginning Friday, November 16, 2018. Thugs carries over (in standard format only) at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC Showplace Niles 12 in Niles, Regal Round Lake Beach Stadium 18 in Round Lake Beach, AMC Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge, and AMC Loews Crestwood 18 in Crestwood.
Badhaai Ho gets a fifth week at MovieMax and Cantera 17, and South Barrington 24, which also holds over Andhadhun for an amazing seventh week.
Other Indian and Bangladeshi movies showing in Chicago area theaters:
- Amar Akbar Anthony (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Taxiwaala (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, Marcus Addison, Stratford Square, and Seven Bridges
- Sarkar (Tamil w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, Seven Bridges, and Cinemark Tinseltown USA in North Aurora
- Kaatrin Mohzi (Tamil), Johny Johny Yes Appa (Malayalam), and Debi (Bengali) at MovieMax