Alia Bhatt 100 Crore Budget Film Earned More Than 200 Crores Won 12 Awards But Was Not First Choice
Alia Bhatt Movie: Alia Bhatt is known for her films like Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, RRR, Brahmastra Part One and Heart of Stone. But there is one film of his which had earned more than Rs 200 crore at the box office. The surprising thing was that there was no hero in this film. He has also received 12 awards for this film, which includes National Award. But he was not the director’s first choice for this. Now you must have recognized which film we are talking about.
Yes, we are talking about Gangubai Kathiwadi, for which Alia Bhatt won the National Award for Best Actress. Apart from this, Gangubai Kathiawadi has also won the awards for Best Film, Best Actress, Best Male Debut, Best Music Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor and Best Adaptation Story in Filmfare and IIFA.
The budget of Gangubai Kathiawadi on Netflix was Rs 100 crore, which collected Rs 209.77 crore at the worldwide box office. Whereas in India it had earned Rs 153.69 crore. There were reports that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s first choice for the film was Rani Mukherjee. But the matter could not be resolved. After this Alia Bhatt got this opportunity. Apart from this, there were reports of Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra rejecting this film.
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