‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ (2022) has not just awed audiences in India, now it has crossed thousands of miles to impress the West too. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali recently attended a series of events as part of the British Academy Of Film And Television Awards (BAFTA) campaign for the Alia Bhatt-starrer. He also gave a special Masterclass, arranged by BAFTA and talked about ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ on November 28 at the iconic Prince Anne Theatre at London.
Surely it was quite a shimmering night as the theatre was housefull. The event was hosted by Rachel Dwyer, who is a British author and former professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS from University of London.
Bhansali also took part in a special conversation with Mike McCahill, renowned British film critic, where they talked about next generation of world’s leading creativities at Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London on November 29. Sanjay Leela Bhansali became the first Indian artist to talk about world’s highest ranked fashion and art school.
‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is surely touching new heights and making quite a noise around the world with its art and creativity. As per reports, the film will be submitted in various categories such as Best Film, Best Direction, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Leading Actress and Best Film Not In English Language at the BAFTA Awards 2022.
Recently Alia Bhatt shared few glimpses from London’s famous theatre, where ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ name is shining bright on the hoardings. She wrote in the caption, “From art to films, and everything in between. Here’s a sneak peek of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s masterclass at BAFTA.”
Not only Alia, we all Indians feel proud and excited for such achievement of our culture and arts!