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Alphonse Puthren reveals he cried after watching Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi

Also starring Shantanu Maheshwari and Ajay Devgn, the crime drama is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

  • Akshay Krishna

Last Updated: 07.31 AM, Jun 13, 2022

Alphonse Puthren reveals he cried after watching Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s biographical crime drama Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt in the lead, was one of the most successful movies of the year. The movie is currently also receiving a lot of attention following its digital release on Netflix. Filmmaker Alphonse Puthren is the latest to laud the movie, revealing that he cried after watching it.

Puthren took to Facebook to share his thoughts after watching the movie. “Kick ass film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali . If I was in the jury . I would give 100 marks for the film , 100 Marks for Sanjay Leela Bhansali and 100 marks for Alia Bhatt . Cried a lot seeing the film . Respect to the Original Gangubhai,” he wrote. 

He added that she came to become a film star and ended up becoming an entire film and then shared his love with the movie’s cast and crew. Puthren also said that loved Ajay Devgn’s performance in the movie and called it a must watch. 

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi also stars Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz, Indira Tiwari and Seema Pahwa with Ajay Decgn appearing in an extended cameo. The movie received positive reviews from critics following its release, and was also highly successful at the box office. 

“Sanjay Leela Bhansali takes the opportunity to bring in a new collaboration and break the monotony of his past works in various ways. Yes, it does work wonders, and credit where it's due, Alia Bhatt has the biggest role to play.” read the movie’s review on OTTplay. 

Alphonse Puthren, who is most known for making the highly successful coming of age action comedy, Premam, is currently working on Gold, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara in the lead.