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Gangubai Kathiawadi Release Date, Cast, Plot And All You Need To Know

‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is one of the most anticipated movies and the fans of Alia Bhatt are waiting for the movie to release soon. The trailer of the film has just been out. If you are looking for the details of the movie then you are at the right place. The new teaser of one minute and a half has released. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is coming out with a new movie after a while and the fans are super excited about it.

The film has been written and directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.  ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is a biographical crime film and it is based on a true-life story of a sex worker, Ganga Harjivandas. The film has been adapted by the chapter of the 2011 non-fiction book written by Hussain Zaidi. The book is titled ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’.

Gangubai Kathiawadi Cast Details


The movie stars Alia Bhatt in the lead role. Shantanu Maheshwari will be making his Bollywood debut and will be playing Alia’s husband in the show. The other cast members include:

  • Indira Tiwari
  • Seema Pahwa
  • Rohit Sukhwani
  • Vijay Raaz
  • Emraan Hashmi
  • Huma Qureshi

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Gangubai Kathiawadi Plot

The movie is about the life of a young girl, who gets sold by her husband Ramnik Lal. She gets into prostitution as she is sold for a mere amount of five hundred rupees. The film showcases the difficult life of the red-light area. The innocent Ganga becomes a tough lady and becomes a dreaded pimp of Kamathipura after she murders her husband.

She doesn’t force anyone into prostitution and strives to give a better life to the orphans and sex workers. She is like a mother to all of them. She is an inspiration to millions of people and is a supreme leader to many women. She is not afraid of anyone, even in difficult situations.

The new release date of the movie was announced on the birthday of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The poster of the movie was released which focuses on the leading actress in a pastel green Indian outfit. She is seen with a bindi and a side hair braid. The teaser has received mixed reviews. Alia was praised for her performance and some fans expressed their disappointment due to her wrong choice of script. The trailer of the film has been released and you can check out the trailer to get a sneak peek of the movie.

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Gangubai Kathiawadi Release Date

The movie, ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ will be releasing on July 30, 2021. The movie will be releasing in the theatres of India. The movie was scheduled to premiere on September 11, 2020, but the release got delayed due to the lockdown. The movie was previously titled ‘Heera Mandi’ but the name was later changed to ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’. Priyanka Chopra was signed as the main lead, but she was replaced by Alia Bhatt. The filming began in December 2019 but was halted in March due to the pandemic. The filming of the movie is still taking place.

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