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Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif film Thugs of Hindostan will be digitally remastered in the Imax format. It is the fifth such Indian movie to get the treatments, the previous ones being Dhoom: 3, Bang Bang!, Baahubali 2 and Padmaavat.

The Yash Raj Films (YRF) project is slated to be the big Diwali (festival in November) release this year.

“Following the success of Dhoom 3, Thugs of Hindostan continues our great partnership with Yash Raj Films and rejoins us with one of the biggest actors in the world, Aamir Khan, to bring audiences this epic movie event in the most vivid, immersive experience,” said Greg Foster, CEO of Imax Entertainment and senior executive vice president, Imax Corp.

YRF vice president Akshaye Widhwani said Thugs of Hindostan will see the widest Imax screen release for an Indian movie.

Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the action entertainer also features Fatima Sana Shaikh.