Gangubai Kathiawadi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali kickstarts the BAFTA awards marketing campaign | Films Information
New Delhi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali has formally began a British Academy Movie Awards (BAFTA) marketing campaign for his acclaimed movie Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt within the lead function.
The 76th British Academy Movie Awards, the UK’s greatest celebration of world excellence in movie, will happen on the Royal Competition Corridor in London in February 2023. As a part of the marketing campaign, Gangubai Kathiawadi can be submitted for BAFTA members’ consideration in all classes, together with Finest Movie, Director, Tailored Screenplay, Main Actress, and Movie Not within the English Language.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali whereas talking in regards to the movie and the love that’s nonetheless pouring in, shared, “We’re immensely blessed to have obtained a lot appreciation for our movie globally and we’re very excited to be a part of the dialog this awards season amongst BAFTA voters”.
Alia Bhatt who was lauded for her efficiency within the movie mentioned “It’s a nice honour to take Gangubai Kathiawadi to the world stage and it provides me nothing however pleasure to be on this journey with Sanjay Sir. The world has proven the movie loads of love and appreciation and we’re excited to obtain this love within the UK as effectively”
Gangubai Kathiawadi had its world premiere on the 72nd Berlinale Worldwide Movie Competition in February earlier this 12 months, the place it obtained a standing ovation and rave evaluations. Following a profitable worldwide theatrical run, the movie premiered on Netflix, the place it debuted at No. 1 (Non-English Movie) within the first week.
Up to now, it has develop into the second-most-watched non-English language movie on Netflix.
No stranger to the coveted awards ceremony, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, was beforehand nominated on the 56th BAFTA Awards as the very best international language movie. Gangubai Kathiawadi was added to the official screening calendar for BAFTA voting members in October. Sanjay Leela Bhansali can be visiting the British capital for quite a few occasions to help the marketing campaign. He’ll share beneficial insights into his three-decade-long profession at a BAFTA Masterclass on the twenty eighth of November.
The critically acclaimed Gangubai Kathiawadi relies on the ebook ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai.’ The film honours the success of a simple younger lady who was tricked and offered to a brothel. She was compelled to just accept destiny’s course and attempt to make it work in her favour. She takes on the function of the voice of the silenced and makes it her objective to try to legitimize a contaminated career with an extended historical past.