“Gangubai Kathiawadi” First Look : Alia Bhatt Will Pierce Your Soul As A Gun-Wielding Brothel Owner

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' First Look

January 18th, 2020   |   Updated on July 5th, 2022

For Alia Bhatt fans, it is surely no less than a treat as the first look of her upcoming movie, Gangubai Kathiawadi, has dropped online. The poster features Alia in a never-seen-before avatar where she’s playing a brothel owner.

The film will centre around the life of Gangubai Kothewali, a powerful, controversial woman who earned herself the moniker of ‘Madam of Kamathipura’ in the ’60s.

Parts of her story are known through a chapter dedicated to her in the book Mafia Queens of Mumbai, written by best-selling author and former investigative journalist S Hussain Zaidi.

While you wait for the movie—slated for a September 2020 release—here are a few things you need to know about one of the most formidable women in Mumbai in the ’60s.

Alia Bhatt shared the first look in and as Gangubai Kathiawadi on social media on Wednesday.The actor plays t ‘madam of Kamathipura’ in Sanjay Leela Bhansali film.