Gangubai Kathiawadi is an Indian Hindi movie, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Jayantilal Gada and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movie stars Alia Bhatt while Shantanu Maheshwari, Indira Tiwari, Vijay Raaz, Ajay Devgn, and Seema Pahwa play key roles. The story goes on to the life of a young Ganga who simply marks his place and becomes Gangubai – a madame in the red light of Kamathipura. The movie will be released in Hindi and titled in Telugu.
The movie is based on the true story of Gangubai Harjivandas, better known as Gangubai Kathiawadi, whose life was written in the Mafia Queens of Mumbai by S. Hussain More. The movie depicts the rise of a simple Kathiawad girl who had no choice but to accept the destiny and sway to reap it.
Gangubai Kathiawadi: Release Date
The movie was due to be released on July 30, 2021, but was postponed due to rising charges and the second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic. It was then scheduled to be released worldwide in theaters on 6 January 2022. Gangubai Kathiawadi will be released on February 25, 2022, in theaters.
Gangubai Kathiawadi movie’s cast is Alia Bhatt as Gangubai Kothewali, feminist mafia, and mother of the Kamathipura brothel, Shantanu Maheshwari as Ramnik Lal, Ganga’s husband, Indira Tiwari, Vijay Raaz as Birju, Seema Pahwa as Raziabai, Varun Kapoor, Jim Sarbh, Ajay Devgn as Karim Lala, Huma Qureshi as Dilruba (special appearance)
Gangubai Kathiawadi: Plot
It was officially announced in September 2019 that Alia Bhatt will be playing the main character in Gangubai Kathiawadi. The main photography started in Mumbai on 27 December 2019.
The movie marks the Bollywood debut of television celebrity Shantanu Maheshwari, starring Gangubai’s boyfriend Ramnik Lal. Production was suspended in March 2020 due to a work ban imposed by the Indian government due to the COVID-19 epidemic, when the movie was 70% complete.
Bhatt resumed work on October 6, 2020, and Ajay Devgn joined the sets on February 27, 2021. The movie was wrapped up on June 26, 2021.