Alia Bhatt starrer Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi hit the theatres on February 25. The film is worth the hype as it has lived up to the expectations of critics and audiences alike. The movie is earning a lot of praise from all across the nation. Many celebs like Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor, Javed Akhtar and others have lauded Alia’s stellar performance. Gangubai has also taken the box office by storm on Day 1 as it got a terrific opening.
Trade analyst and film critic, Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to share the box office report of Gangubai Kathiawadi. Alia Bhatt starrer minted Rs. 10.50 crore on its first day. It’s really a great opening given the pandemic with 50% occupancy in Maharashtra and other parts of the country.
Gangubai Kathiawadi’s day 1 collection has surpassed Alia’s Raazi collection that pocketed Rs. 7.53 crore on Day 1 with 100% occupancy.
Take a look at his tweet here.
#Raazi vs #GangubaiKathiawadi: *Day 1* biz…
⭐️ #Raazi: ₹ 7.53 cr [pre-Covid + 100% occupancy]
⭐️ #GangubaiKathiawadi: ₹ 10.50 cr [pandemic + 50% occupancy in #Maharashtra]… Note: #Mumbai, #Thane, #Pune, #Gujarat, #Delhi [some locs] are best performers on Day 1. #India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 26, 2022
Given the word of mouth and reviews on Gangubai Kathiawadi, the movie seems to perform even better in the coming days.
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An excerpt from Bollywood Bubble’s review on Gangubai Kathiawadi reads, “Bhansali delivers as promised, a film that yet again shows his strengths and ability as one of the best film makers in India. As for Alia, as Gangubai, she is magnificent. This shall remain one of the best roles in her career.”
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