Gangubai Kathiawadi hit or flop?

Gangubai Kathiawadi Box Office: Hit or Flop Verdict on Alia Bhatt’s Blockbuster Film: Discover the box office fate of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2022 directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt.

This in-depth analysis examines the film’s budget, India & overseas box office collections, word-of-mouth and more to deliver the definitive hit or flop verdict.

Movie DetailsGangubai Kathiawadi
Release Year2022
DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
Lead ActorAlia Bhatt
Based onBook ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ by S. Hussain Zaidi
Budget₹100 crores
India Net Box Office₹153.69 crores
Overseas Box Office₹56.08 crores
Worldwide Box Office₹209.77 crores
VerdictSuper Hit

Gangubai Kathiawadi – A Super Hit Bollywood Film of 2022

Gangubai Kathiawadi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s biopic on the life of Gangubai Kothewali starring Alia Bhatt, has emerged as one of the biggest hits of 2022.

The film is based on the real-life story of Gangubai Kothewali, whose life was documented in the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ written by S. Hussain Zaidi.

Made on a budget of ₹100 crores, Gangubai Kathiawadi has earned ₹153.69 crores nett at the Indian box office as per trade reports. The film earned another ₹56.08 crores overseas taking its total worldwide gross collection to ₹209.77 crores.

The period crime drama film opened to excellent reviews from critics for its direction, production values and Alia Bhatt’s standout performance in the titular role.

Strong word-of-mouth helped the film have a long theatrical run of over 7 weeks across India. There was limited competition from other major releases during this period.

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Based on its robust box office earnings that have more than doubled its budget, Gangubai Kathiawadi is certified as a Super Hit and one of the most commercially successful Hindi films of 2022.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s visionary direction and Alia Bhatt’s critically praised act as Gangubai were instrumental in the success of this film.

With a worldwide gross collection of ₹209.77 crores against a budget of ₹100 crores, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2022 directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt is certified as a Super Hit at the box office.

Despite limited competition, the film legged out a 7-week theatrical run across India thanks to excellent word-of-mouth and praise for Bhansali’s direction and Alia’s transformative performance.

By more than doubling its investment, Gangubai Kathiawadi emerged as one of the most profitable and commercially successful Hindi films of 2022. There is no doubt about it – based on its box office numbers, Gangubai Kathiawadi is a bonafide Blockbuster Hit.

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