#GangubaiKathiawadi

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Gangubai is an adaptation from one of the chapters of noted author Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @aliaa08)

  • Alia Bhatt wrapped up shooting for 'Gangubai' on Sunday
  • Gangubai marks Alia's first film with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
  • Alia playes the titular role in the movie

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Alia Bhatt is seen wearing white saree throughout the teaser, where she calls herself moon. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @aliabhatt))

  • Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is based on the life of a Mumbai-based brothel owner by the same name
  • The film has been directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ali Bhatt plays the title role
  • Before the release of the film on July 30, it has landed into legal trouble

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
'Gangubai Kathiawadi' that stars Alia Bhatt in the titular role is slated to release on July 30. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @aliaa08)

  • Alia Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali will have to present themselves before court on May 21, reports say
  • In the film, which is based on a book by Hussain Zaidi, Alia plays the role of Kathiawadi
  • The defamatory suit has been filed against Bhansali, Alia and Zaidi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Here's a list of the upcoming films featuring birthday girl Alia Bhatt. (Photo Credit : Twitter@aliaa08)

  • Alia's Gangubai Kathiawadi will hit theaters on July 30, 2021
  • Brahmastra is a three-part fantasy trilogy starring Alia and her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor
  • Red Chillies productions' Darlings will also mark Ali's production debut

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The teaser of her latest film Gangubai Kathiawadi dropped last month showing Alia in a never seen before avatar. (Photo Credits: Instagram/@aliaabhatt)

  • Bhatt started her career with Shanaya in "Student of the Year" in 2012
  • Alia has launched three organizations till now 
  •  The teaser of her latest film Gangubai Kathiawadi dropped last month

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt turned 28 on Monday. (Photo Credits: Instagram/@aliaabhatt)

  • Alia Bhatt launched an apparel brand in November last year
  • Alia turned into investor after she bought some stakes in fashion startup 'Stylecracker' in 2017
  • She has also made some investments in Nykaa

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
'Gangubai Kathiawadi' that stars Alia Bhatt in the titular role, has been receiving mixed reactions from the audience and critics ever since the teaser has been released. (Photo Credit: YouTube Screengrab/Pen Movies)

  • Brothel queen Gangubai Kathiwadi had lived in Mumbai's Kamathipura area during the 1960s
  • The residents in a statement said the movie is "defamatory" and "shameful"
  • The movie has been termed as an "attempt to malign the 200 years of the actual history of the region"

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alia Bhatt is seen wearing white saree throughout the teaser, where she calls herself moon. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @aliaa08)

  • Gangubai Kathiawadi was a  brothel owner from Mumbai's Kamathipura area
  • Gangubai was a short woman but her respect in her locality was huge, according to author Hussain Zaidi
  • Gangubai was famous for never forcing a woman into becoming a sex worker against her will, author said

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alia Bhatt will be seen in a very different light in the upcoming movie 'Ganguram Kathiawadi' (Photo Credit: Instagram/AliaBhatt)

  • The teaser of the film was released today
  • The movie is based on the life of Gangubai who was the head of a brothel 
  • The powerful dialogues in the teaser set the tone for the movie that will be releasing on July

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
In the teaser, we see Alia in the titular role of Gangubai, an independent and fierce owner of a brothel. (Photo Credit : Twitter@aliaa08)

  • Alia Bhatt shared the teaser of her upcoming film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi' on Wednesday
  • The teaser was released to mark Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 58th birthday
  • The movie is directed and produced by Bhansali