Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' enters Rs 100 crore club

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's latest film "Gangubai Kathiawadi", starring Alia Bhatt in the lead, has breached the Rs 100 crore mark at the box office. Based on a chapter from writer S Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens of Mumbai', the biographical drama features Bhatt in the title role of one of the most powerful, loved and respected madams from Mumbai's Kamathipura neighbourhood during the 1960s.

Released on February 25, the film opened to positive response from the audience and critics. The filmmaker's banner Bhansali Productions shared the box office collections of the film on their Twitter handle. "She reigns over our hearts & the box office! Book tickets now #GangubaiKathiawadi, in cinemas now," the tweet read.

Bhatt also celebrated the milestone on her Instagram handle by posting a photo from a restaurant. "Happy century to Gangubai & happy vegan burger + fry to Alia. Thank you for all the love," she captioned the post.