Finally, the wait is over. Alia Bhatt’s, Gangubai Kathiawadi is going to hit the theatres on January 6, 2022. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the director of the film. The movie is touted to be a crime drama, adapted from one of the chapters of noted author Hussain Zaidi’s book, “Mafia Queens of Mumbai”. Alia Bhatt will be seen in the titular role of Gangubai, one of the most powerful, loved, and respected women from Kamathipura during the 1960s.
The makers of the movie took to their Twitter and wrote, “The wait to witness her power, strength & resilience ends. Bringing to you a stem-winding story of #GangubaiKathiawadi on 6th January 2022, in cinemas near you.”
Earlier, the movie was scheduled to hit the theatres on September 11, 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it got postponed and now the movie is going to be released in theatres in January 2022. Seema Pahwa is also seen in a key role in the film whereas Ajay Devgn and Huma Qureshi will be seen in cameo roles. Sanjay Leela Bhansali along with Jayantilal Gada’s Pen India Limited are producers of the film. The film depicts the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad who had no choice but to embrace the ways of destiny and swing it in her favour.
Alia Bhatt is one of the most popular stars in Bollywood. She will be seen in RRR, helmed by SS Rajamouli. For the first time, she will be seen in a Telugu movie.