Clash averted! Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi to not release with RRR
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi is one of the most awaited movies. Gangubai Kathiawadi was to have a release on January 6, 2022, the same time as Ram Charan and Jr NTR starrer RRR that also stars Alia Bhatt. But it looks like the makers have bowed out from the clash with RRR as the release date has been postponed. Yes! Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi had got a new release date which is February 2022.
Bhansali Productions took to their official Instagram account and announced the new release date of Gangubai Kathiawadi. The production house shared a brief note that read, “We are glad to announce that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi has a new release date. Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Dr Jayantilal Gada (Pen Studios). The film will release on February 18, 2022”. The caption of the post read, “Watch her rise with power, courage & fearlessness. #GangubaiKathiawadi coming to take over 2022 on 18th February, in cinemas near you. (sic)”
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Gangubai Kathiawadi was initially up for a release on July 30 this year but was pushed ahead due to a delay in production. Later, Pen India had revealed that the Alia Bhatt starrer will have a theatrical release on January 6, 2022, however, now the clash with RRR has been avoided with a new release date in February.
Alia Bhatt will be seen playing the character of Gangubai from Kathiawad who went on to become one of the most powerful personalities from Kamathipura during the 1960s. The movie is based on the book Mafia Queens of Mumbai written by S. Hussain Zaidi. The movie will also star vijay raaz, Indira Tiwari, Seema Pahwa. Apart from that, Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi are said to make special appearances as well.