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‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ teaser: Shah Rukh Khan calls Alia Bhatt’s performance ‘Gangsta’, says ‘always look forward to your work’

Alia Bhatt’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is one of the most talked-about movies of the year. It has been creating a lot of buzz, ever since its inception. The biopic has been helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. This is for the first time that Alia will be collaborating with the ace filmmaker. 

The most sought-after actress in the tinsel town, Alia on Wednesday has send the internet into a meltdown as she unveiled the much-awaited teaser of ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’. The powerhouse actress Alia plays the titular role–which is based on the ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’, Gangubai Kothewali, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura. 

One of the most talented and gorgeous new-age star in the tinsel town, Alia is one such actress who is known to go to great lengths in order to get into the skin of her roles. The actor has carved a niche for herself with her choice of movies and spectacular acting skills. Her versatility game is always on point and it is a treat to watch her on the silver screen as she always has something new to present on the table.

On the occasion of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s birthday, Alia shared the teaser on her social media handles. The teaser showcases the journey of a young girl Gangu who later becomes the bold and fearless voice for women empowerment. It shows Alia reigning supreme in the streets of Kamathipura.

Praising Alia’s craft, ‘Badshah of Bollywood’ Shah Rukh Khan took to his Twitter handle and wrote a heartwarming note for his ‘Dear Zindagi’ co-star. “I always look forward to your work as an actor ‘little one’. And this one seems extremely special….and you….so Gangsta!!!  All my love and wishes for the film. @aliaa08,” Shah Rukh said in his tweet.

Take a look at SRK’s tweet here-

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada. ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is a biographical crime film based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’. The film stars Alia Bhatt as Gangubai, while Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz and Seema Pahwa play supporting roles, with special cameos by Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi. 

The film is about the life of Gangubai Kathiawadi, a young girl sold into prostitution by her boyfriend Ramnik Lal, and how she becomes the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura. The film marks the Bollywood debut of TV actor Shantanu Maheshwari, who portrays Gangubai’s boyfriend Ramnik Lal. 

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