January 14 : After shelving the project with Salman Khan, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali announced a stunning biopic on Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt, in and as Gangubai, the film is based on the legendary brothel runner who changed the face of Mumbai’s Kamathipura. And now the logo poster for the same it out and the first look releases tomorrow.
Actress Alia Bhatt dropped the logo poster teaser on her social media profile. She captioned it, “Gangubai...First look out tomorrow @bhansali_produc #SanjayLeelaBhansali @prerna982 @jayantilalgada @PenMovies”
Actress Alia Bhatt is working with SLB for the first time. The film is based on the legendary brothel runner who changed the face of Mumbai’s Kamathipura and its involvement in politics, crime and society.
The official handle of Bhansali Productions dropped the same. It said, “The wait ends and the excitement begins now...Get ready to dive into her world, first look out tomorrow. #GangubaiKathiawadi, in cinemas, 11 September 2020!@aliaa08 #SanjayLeelaBhansali @prerna982 @jayantilalgada @PenMovies”
Last year, SLB announced his most ambitious project, Inshallah, starring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt but due to some unknown circumstances the film got shelved. Post that SLB confirmed the biopic on Gangubai with Alia Bhatt. The film is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about Gangubai Kathiawadi, a brothel owner and matriarch
In December, Alia Bhatt also announced the release date of Gangubai Kathiawadi. She wrote, “Look what Santa gave me this year.” The film will hit the screens on 11th September 2020.
Apart from Gangubai, actress Alia Bhatt is also with much awaited Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor, helmed by Ayan Mukerji.