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Shantanu Maheshwari on bagging Gangubai, criticism over Alia, financial lows, rejections, heartbreak

Shantanu Maheshwari left everyone pleasantly surprised and smiling with his brilliant portrayal in Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi. The film has crossed the 100 crore mark now and proved all naysayers wrong. Now, in this interview with Bollywood Bubble, Shantanu opens up on his journey – from battling financial crisis at home to facing terrible rejections from casting directors. But he also shares how he finally bagged the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, how he and his family reacted to the news and why the criticism over casting Alia Bhatt in the film was absolutely unnecessary. Along with that, he also opens up on the idea of love and how he deal…