The release date of Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘ has been changed once again. The makers have decided to extend its release date by issuing a statement. Earlier, it was competing with ‘RRR‘ at the box office. The special thing is that Alia is also in the lead role in RRR. RRR director SS Rajamouli has expressed happiness and thanked the makers for extending the release date of the film.
Alia Bhatt’s two big films – Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘ and SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR‘ will be released next year. Alia is going to debut in the Telugu film industry with RRR. Both these films of Alia were going to be released together at the box office. Both the films were scheduled to be released in theatres on 6 and 7 January 2022. Both are big directors of films. Both the films are well-liked. But now Sanjay Leela Bhansali has extended the release date of his film.
The new release date of ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘ will be 18 February 2022. Alia Bhatt has shared Pen India’s statement on social media. The statement read, “Glad to inform you that the new release date of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ has arrived. Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Dr Jayantilal Gada (Pen Studio), the film will now release in theatres near you on February 28, 2022.” On this, the director of RRR Rajamouli has expressed happiness and has also expressed his gratitude to the makers.
Expressing gratitude to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada, Rajamouli wrote in a tweet, “The decision of Jayantilal Gada and Mr Sanjay Leela Bhansali regarding the release date is commendable. Heartiest congratulations to ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’.” It can be guessed from this tweet of Rajamouli that he is very happy. ‘RRR’ is released in many languages. If Alia’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘ and ‘RRR‘ (RRR Release Date) were released together, then the earnings of both the films in North India would have been affected.
The teaser of the film ‘RRR’ has been launched earlier this month. The film has big stars like Ram Charan Teja, Jr NTR and Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. In the teaser of RRR, all the stars including Junior NTR, Ram Charan Teja, Ajay Devgan and Alia Bhatt are getting a strong look.
The trailer of the film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘ was also launched this year on the birthday of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Alia’s performance and look in the trailer was highly appreciated. The film is based on the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai‘ by writer Hussain Zaidi. The struggles of Gangubai’s life have been shown in this film, how she was married at a young age and then how she was put on the throne at the hands of her husband. Sanjay Leela Bhansali wanted to make a film on this character for a long time.