The Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi has been doing roaring business since its release last week on Friday. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali the film which was one of the most keenly anticipated releases of recent times far exceeded its opening day business estimates and even saw immense growth on its second and third day respectively.
In this box office report, we take a look at the opening weekend collections of Gangubai Kathiawadi while comparing the same to previous releases of 2022. Collecting Rs. 39.12 cr the Alia Bhatt film has surpassed the business of the previous release Badhaai Do which had collected Rs. 7.82 cr to become the highest opening weekend grosser of 2022. Given the immense hype for the film and the fact that Gangubai Kathiawadi has been in the news, a massive opening was predicted. However, with positive reviews, the film managed to exceed expectations consistently on all three days.
As of now, Gangubai Kathiawadi continues to run and is expected to see further growth over its first week. In fact, with the relaxation of pandemic protocols and an increase in the number of shows and in theatre occupancy, it is very likely that the business of Gangubai Kathiawadi will see exponential growth in the coming days.
Highest Opening Weekend Grossers of 2022 at a glance:
Gangubai Kathiawadi – Rs. 39.12 cr
Badhaai Do – Rs. 7.82 cr