Gangubai Kathiawadi is one of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s highest spent movies. This movie is based on S. Hussain Zaidi’s book “Mafia Queens of Mumbai: Stories of Women from the Ganglands”
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is well known for creating larger than real cinematic experiences, and he has proved the point with his new release Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. Let us check out the movie budget and about the actors which were recently released.
As per Money Control, the movie was created on a huge budget of Rs 100 crore. This humongous budget was invested in getting the stunning set design and a star cast filled with talented people. With that being said let’s find out how much Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, and other actors made from the movie.
Alia Bhatt is seen playing the titular role of Gangubai Kathiawadi herself. Gangubai was from Kathiawar in Gujarat and was originally known as Gangubai Harjivandas before she changed it to Gangubai Kathiawadi. As per DNA (Daily News and Analysis), the actress is making a sum of Rs 20 crores, from the movie.
The actor’s role, as per the books, was the one to bring Gangubai to great power. For this cameo role, as per DNA, Devgn earned a total of Rs 11 crores.
However, now addressing the elephant in the room, as we know In Bollywood, actresses are usually paid less of what the actors are given. Alia is indeed a game-changer. It is important to point out that the Golmaal actor is costing just half of what the SOTY is getting, and that too is just for a cameo. Hmm… quite an intriguing question to think upon. We shall continue with the rest.
Vijay Raaz plays the transgender role of Raziabai across Gangubai for the movie. For his role, Vijay earned Rs 1.5 crores as per DNA.
This will be the young talent Shantanu Maheshwari’s Bollywood debut. Starring in this movie Maheshwari will be playing Gangubai’s love interest. For this role, he bagged a sum of Rs 50 lakh, per DNA.
Seema Pahwa is usually seen in a light role for most of her film career. This time we see her taking a dark role in SLB’s movie. According to reports it has been claimed that the actress is making Rs 20 lakh for the role
While we are still in confusion regarding Huma Qureshi’s role in Gangubai Kathiawadi, it is confirmed that she will make a special entrance in the movie. For this entrance, the actress is charged with Rs 2 crore, as per DNA.