‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ Trailer: Alia Bhatt Plays a Mafia Queen
MUMBAI (IANS) – The trailer of Alia Bhatt’s upcoming biographical crime drama ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ has been released. A Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, it has been adapted from a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’.
The film’s trailer boasts of Bhansali’s signature production design and his eye for aesthetics, and it features a prominent blue and grey tone that binds the narrative flow.
The film stars Alia in the titular role along with a talented cast that includes Vijay Raaz, Shantanu Maheshwari, Seema Bhargava Pahwa, Indira Tiwari and Varun Kapoor in supporting roles. Ajay Devgn, Huma Qureshi and Emraan Hashmi will have cameos.
The film narrates the story of Ganga Harjivandas, a simple girl from Kathiawad who gets sold into prostitution by her suitor. Overcoming a life of adversity, Ganga marks her own territory and becomes Gangubai, a madam in the red light area of Kamathipura.
‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ was selected for screening at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival and will release on Feb.25