‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ earns Rs 39.12 crore on opening weekend
New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s recent release ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ has received an overwhelming response at the box office and has earned Rs. 39.12 crore in its opening weekend.
The Alia Bhatt starrer was released on February 25 and the first day collection was Rs 10.5 crore.
#GangubaiKathiawadi #Pravasi: Open weekend biz…
#UK: £243,853 [₹ 2.46 cr]
#Australia: A$376,223 [₹ 2.04 cr]
#NZ: NZ$ 62,483 [₹ 31.63 lacs]
#Germany: €21,851 [₹ 18.44 lacs]
#NorthAmerica: Crosses $1 million [₹ 7.50 cr+], Last biz in the [email protected] pic.twitter.com/WOuBf96Elx
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 28, 2022
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: “#GangubaiKathiawadi brings back audience enthusiasm, confidence & cinematographers, solid total in Wknd 1… big gains in Day 3 [most places]… #Mumbai, #Thane, #Pune, #Gujarat, #Delhi, #South India (Part) Major contributors… Venus 10.50 cr, Saturn 13.32 cr, Sun 15.30 cr. complete: ? 39.12 cr #IndiaBiz.”
He further added: “#GangubaiKathiawadi needs to show a healthy trend on the fourth day.” [Mon]… Hoping to promote #MahaShivratri (Day 5;Tuesday), should be a hit? 50 crores on Mars itself… Mercury + Jupiter is very important, will decide whether it can touch or cross? 60 crore figure in *week 1*.”
‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ tells the story of a young girl named Ganga who becomes a Madam Gangubai in the red light area of Kamathipura.
It is based on the true story of Gangubai Harjivandas, popularly known as Gangubai Kothewali, whose life was documented in the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ written by S Hussain Zaidi.