The Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali released a while back, and since then there has been no stopping the film at the box office. After opening on a strong note the business of the film witnessed immense growth over its opening weekend and first week as well. Now after a 10 day run at the box office the collections of Gangubai Kathiawadi have managed to cross the highly coveted Rs. 100 cr mark.
In this box office report, we take a look at the business of Gangubai Kathiawadi while comparing the same to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s previous releases. Collecting Rs. 102.60 cr in 13 days Gangubai Kathiawadi has become Bhansali’s fourth release to cross Rs. 100 cr. When compared to his other films, Gangubai Kathiawadi shares the third spot for fastest to achieve Rs. 100 cr, preceded by Padmaavat that collected Rs. 114 cr in 3 days, Bajirao Mastani collected Rs. 108.7 cr in 9 days and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela collected Rs. 100.25 cr in 10 days of its release. Simultaneously, when compared to other filmmakers, Gangubai Kathiawadi cross the Rs. 100 cr mark, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has become the second director alongside Kabir Khan to have four releases that have achieved this feat.
As of now, Gangubai Kathiawadi still continues to run in theatres and remains the audiences’ first choice. Given the current trend, it is estimated that the business of the film will see further growth in the coming days. However, with the Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam slated to hit screens this Friday the overall business of Gangubai Kathiawadi might see a decline.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Rs. 100 cr grossers at a glance:
Padmaavat - Rs. 114 cr - 3 Days
Bajirao Mastani - Rs. 108.7 cr - 9 Days
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela - Rs. 100.25 cr - 10 Days
Gangubai Kathiawadi - Rs. 102.60 cr - 13 Days