Gangubai Kathiawadi is finally in theatres and has been receiving mixed reviews. While the efforts by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Alia Bhatt are being appreciated, there is another set of people who might not agree.
The cinema experience is back again with the entertainment industry serving the audience with new stories to indulge in. The Bollywood stars are all set with their movies as the third wave of the pandemic forced the makers to extend the dates of the upcoming movies. One of the much-awaited movies ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ starring Alia Bhatt has finally hit the theatres and is creating a buzz all over the internet. While Alia’s fans have been trending the movie title on Twitter, here we are to tell you what other reactions the movie has got.
Gangubai Kathiawadi was released on February 25 and has been garnering a lot of love since. Directed by one of the finest directors of Bollywood, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie is something that would leave an impact on your heart and mind with the extravagant universe that the movie creates. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a director who is known for his unique screenplay and one just cannot miss the visuals that he creates with his royal sets. The movie has beautifully showcased the transformation of the lead character through different stages of her life.
Gangubai Kathiawadi was released on February 25 and has been garnering a lot of love since.
A special screening of the movie took place on February 23 and many Bollywood biggies got the chance to witness the magic created by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Alia Bhatt. After watching the movie, many of Alia’s colleagues and friends have appreciated the work of the actress. As we earlier mentioned in our trailer review of the movie, Alia has delivered her career-best performance in the movie so far. The character of Gangubai has been portrayed as a savage and blunt woman, depicting the real Gangubai, who lived in Kamathipura. Despite the appreciation the movie has been receiving, the audience has expressed disappointment with the casting of the movie since the trailer was out. According to the viewers, actresses like Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra, or Tabu could have been better choices for such a bold role.
Alia Bhatt re-posted some of the reactions of her Bollywood co-stars and friends.
The actress promoted her movie at different places in her ‘Gangubai’ avatar.
However, the movie has successfully delivered the X-factor that films by Sanjay Leela Bhansali are known for. After the movie was released, many Bollywood stars took their social media to appreciate the director along with Alia. The actress shared the reviews of her colleagues and friends on her Instagram story and here is what most of them have to say. Gangubai Kathiawadi is definitely a blockbuster as the movie was selected for the world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival this year, to be screened in Berlinale special, which is a special section for the movies that were shot during the pandemic and Alia has been receiving a lot of appreciation for the same.
Top fashion designer Manish Malhotra and director Karan Johar also shared their views about the film.
Well, having a look at all the appreciation that the movie has garnered, there is a set of audience who were not so convinced by the movie and called it ‘boring’.