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Samantha Ruth lauds Alia Bhatt in ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’

Update : 28 Feb 2022, 12:48

Alia Bhatt is currently on cloud nine as she is celebrating the success of her latest release, Gangubai Kathiawadi on February 25.

Fans, film critics and Bollywood stars have heaped praises on Alia’s stunning transformation in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film.  Calling 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' a masterpiece, Samantha wrote, "A masterpiece!! Alia, words are not enough to describe your performance. Every single dialogue and expression will be etched in my mind forever." 

Samantha heaped praises on Alia Bhatt for her exceptional performance

Ananya Panday, Vicky Kaushal, Anurag Kashyap and many more shared similar reviews for Alia Bhatt starrer. Ananya wrote, "It’s a master class watching you every time, Alia! Sanjay sir, you create magic!" Vicky Kaushal shared the film's poster and wrote, "Absolutely shook by the sheer brilliance at display in this Film. SLB Sir you are a master! And @aliaabhatt don't even know what to say about you...breathtakingly amazing as Gangu! Hats off." The actor also urged fans to go watch the film. "Big Screen Cinema Magic. Don’t Miss!" 

Gangubai Kathiawadi is based on the life of Gangubai Kothewali, a young girl sold into prostitution by her suitor Ramnik Lal, which has been adapted from a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai. Alia plays the titular role. The trailer gives a glimpse of her initial years as a prostitute in Kamathipura, her rise as an influential personality in the area and her rivalries.

Meanwhile, Gangubai Kathiawadi is ruling box office collection too. On Saturday, the film saw a massive jump in its box office collection. While it had earned only Rs 10 Crores on its opening day, the movie earned Rs 13.32 crore on Saturday.

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