The Teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi is out: Alia Bhatt as the Queen of Kamathipura

The wait is over, and the teaser has out of brilliant actor Alia Bhatt’s upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi. Alia Bhatt is looking gorgeous and independent in the first video from director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie. All the other actors and actresses have appreciated this teaser.

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The makers have released the teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi on the 58th birthday of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Alia Bhatt is playing the lead role, which also has a special appearance by actor Ajay Devgn. This movie’s story revolves around one of the chapters of noted author Hussain Zaidi’s book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai.

In the teaser, we have seen Alia Bhatt as Gangubai and a strong woman character who is very independent, feisty, and outspoken. According to her, she was and will always be the moon. The stunning actress has to work hard on her body language and dialect to portray the character of a brothel’s madam who has originally arrived from the Kathiawadi region of Gujarat. All the background and the music also have helped increase the film’s interest among the viewers.

The powerful portrayal of Alia Bhatt has earned a lot of appreciation from her colleagues in Bollywood. Priyanka Chopra has said that she was so proud of her for stepping into complexity without fear and wish her always to keep shining and congratulate Sanjay sir and team. Akshay Kumar also has said that the teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi also impressed him. From the day after hearing the title, he had found it very intriguing.

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Alia Bhatt shares a poster before releasing the teaser of her movie. In the latest poster, the actress has to stare with a very confident look as she looking into the camera. She also has announced the release date of the film which is 30th July 2021.

Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, and all the other actors and actresses have appreciated her for this film.

The makers of this film’s journey are not easier as they have to face much legal trouble much before releasing the teaser. Kathiawadi’s adapted son Babuji Rawji has filed a suit against Bhansali, Alia, and Hussain Zaidi. He has claimed the chapter of Zaidi’s book from which the film is adapted which he claimed as false, wrong, and depicts a negative image of his mother, showing her as a sex worker, a mafia queen, and also chasing a brothel in an area had a link with underworld gangsters.

Finally, the court has accepted the arguments and the opinion, fortunately, goes on behalf of the filmmakers and others that the limitation law barred suit since the book was released in 2011 and as the suit was filed nine years later, in December 2020.

Gangubai Kathiawadi: Details

Gangubai Kathiawadi was a woman who had reportedly come to Mumbai from Gujarat with her partner who had betrayed her and also sold her off. After that, she was pushed towards prostitution and went on to massive ties with many underworld dons, and even got ruled over certain portions of Mumbai.

After it, she became the owner of a brothel. She is known to be the champion of the rights of sex workers, saying that anyone has no authority to violate them for their job. She also had worked for women empowerment and orphans in the area of Kamathipura. In S Hussain Zaidi’s book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai has portrayed a chronicled character of her.

The film was scheduled earlier to arrive in theatres on September 11 in 2020 but got delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic situation. The film is produced by Bhansali Productions and Jayantilal Gada’s Pen India Ltd.


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