Veterans of cinema such as V Shantaram, K. Joining Aasif, Bimal Roy, Mehboob Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali also directed ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ with his signature style. From the music of this film to the production design, cinematography, storyline, the impression of his trademart style was visible everywhere, which was praised by all.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali received the Filmfare Award
In such a situation, in the recent Filmfare Awards, Gangubai Kathiawadi received 10 awards with 16 nominations, which is really a big win for the film. Another major highlight of the award night was the award for Best Director and Best Film for 2023, which went to master filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhasani and his film Gangubai Kathiawadi. Given this, history has once again repeated itself, with the director’s previous films such as Bajirao Mastani and Padmavat winning multiple Filmfare Awards in the past.
Gangubai Kathiawadi got a lot of praise
The film Gangubai Kathiawadi won accolades for its nuanced performances, which Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for extracting the best out of his actors, it also revived the splendor of a complete visual film, which was in line with a theater experience. By the way, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is such a filmmaker who has never disappointed anyone with his work, be it Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas Ho, Black, Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani or Padmavat. It is no wonder then why ‘Gangubai Kathiadwadi’ has become perhaps the most loved film of the critics in 2022, with every element of the film being widely praised and applauded.
Sanjay Leela Bhasali rejoiced when Gangubai Kathiawadi got the highest Filmfare, said- it is always special…
Gangubai Kathiawadi earned so many crores at the box office
Apart from the praise received from critics and film experts, the box office collection of the film is also a testimony to the fact that how much the film has been liked by the audience. During its theatrical run, “Gangubai Kathiawadi” earned ₹153.69 crore at the national level and ₹209.77 crore at the global level, becoming a major commercial success and the first real post-pandemic hit for the Hindi film industry. Experts attribute the success of the film to the talent of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Giving us a textbook example of a modern-day classic with all his trademark style, artistic frames and moving storytelling, the film struck a chord with audiences across the globe, further cementing Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s status in Hindi cinema.