Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s modern classic film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ completes one year

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‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ did a total business of 153.69 crores at its Indian box office.

New Delhi. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s birthday has indeed been very special for him, because while the first look of his directorial debut OTT series Heeramandi grabbed headlines, his another great film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ opened its doors today. Have completed one year. While the film was widely appreciated for its nuanced performances, Alia Bhatt’s performance was also appreciated, full credit goes to master filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who always manages to get the best out of his actors. Not only this, the film brought back the lost charm of the theaters and gave a wonderful visual treat to the audience.

‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ collected a total of 153.69 crores at the Indian box office during its theatrical run, while the film was a huge commercial success with 209.77 crores globally – which makes the achievement all the more special because Because the film stood firm in front of all the controversies. In fact, during the release of the film, due to the Kovid epidemic, very few viewers were willing to watch the film in theaters and at that time the occupancy in theaters was only 50%, also Gangubai was a film star’s film, which is usually done by male actors. Does less business than films.

The film traces the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawar who has no option but to embrace the ways of destiny and turn it in her favor. It is a modern-classic that perfectly exemplifies Bhansali’s signature style, artistic frames and moving story-telling. The film not only touched the hearts of global audiences but also emerged as the first successful film during challenging times like Covid, cementing Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s position as a torchbearer in Hindi cinema. This film did its best to put the Hindi film industry on its feet in difficult times.

The film’s global impact was such that The Guardian stated that Gangubai Kathiawadi was one of the potential pioneer films this award season and such exposure for Indian cinema earned a special mention as Sanjay Bhansali put Indian cinema on the global map. Has been named alive. The film also won Sanjay Leela Bhansali his second nomination at the BAFTA Awards after Devdas.

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