Gangubai Kathiawadi: Alia Bhatt has entered the industry as the successor to Mahesh Bhatt. Starting with the film ‘Student of the Year’, the star soon gained the status of a heroine with the hit films like ‘Raji’, ‘Kapoor and Sons’, ‘Highway’, ‘Udta Punjab’, ‘Dear Zindagi’ etc. The beauty star is all set to entertain Tollywood audiences with her upcoming film ‘RRR’. Meanwhile, her latest film is ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’. Sanjay Leela Bhansali screened this period drama. Ajay Devgan played a key role. Released in Hindi and Telugu on February 25, the film was a box office success. Trade pundits say it has collected nearly Rs 50 crore in just four days.
Based on Hussain Zaidi’s ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’, Sanjay Leela Bhansali shot Ganguly Katiyawadi with a huge budget of around Rs 100 crore. However, one thing about this film has become a hot topic in Bollywood cinema circles. There are rumors in Bollywood that Alia alone has taken a remuneration of Rs 20 crore for the film Ganguly. Ajay Devgn, who played the role of Ram Lala in the film, is also reported to have bagged Rs 11 crore. If this news is true it is as if Alia has set a record in terms of another reward. Alia, who is stepping up in beauty and performance, is currently starring in ‘Brahmastra’. This is also a Pan India movie. Apart from this, she is starring in the films ‘Darlings’ and ‘Rocky Queen’s Love Story’.