Gangubai Kathiawadi: Teaser of Alia Bhatt starrer to be out on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s birthday
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt in the lead has been grabbing headlines ever since it’s inception. After the lockdown restrictions were uplifted, the shooting of this film went on floors and guess what? The makers of Gangubai Kathiawadi will be unveiling its teaser tomorrow on the occasion of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s birthday.
Based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai, the film chronicles the life of Gangubai Kothewali, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura. Apparently, the film also features Ajay Devgn in a pivotal role.
On February 24 i.e tomorrow, Bhansali will be celebrating his 58th birthday. So what could be a better occasion to share the teaser of his highly anticipated film. This film marks Bhansali’s first collaboration with Alia Bhatt. Previously, Priyanka Chopra was supposed to headline this film, but eventually, the role went to Alia.
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Earlier there were reports of Emraan Hashmi also being a part of this crime film. However, the actor told us that he is no longer a part of this Bhansali directorial. In an exclusive chat with Bollywood Bubble, Emraan said, “That [Gangubai Kathiawadi] is not happening. I am not a part of that project. We were in talks but things did not pan out. Not in a bad way but somethings did not work out.”
Apart from Alia, the film also stars Seema Pahwa, vijay raaz and Shantanu Maheshwari. So, aren’t you guys excited to watch the first glimpse of this Alia Bhatt starrer?