January 15 : 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 first look poster for the film is out!
The official handle of Bhansali Productions released two new posters from the film. They tweeted, “Strength. Power. Fear! One look, a thousand emotions. Presenting the first look of #GangubaiKathiawadi. In cinemas 11 September 2020. @aliaa08 #SanjayLeelaBhansali @prerna982 @jayantilalgada @PenMovies”
Alia Bhatt is looking intriguing in the first look poster. In one poster she is donning a top and bottoms, with a big bindi on her forehead. On the second poster, which is also the book cover, on which the movie is based, she is sporting jewellery and intense expression on her face.
The film is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about Gangubai Kathiawadi, a brothel owner and matriarch.
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.
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.
Apart from Gangubai, actress Alia Bhatt is also with much awaited Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor, helmed by Ayan Mukerji.