- Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi will now release on February 25
- The film has been directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
- Alia shared new photos and expressed her happiness
On Friday, Alia Bhatt shared new set of photos and expressed her happiness as her upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi got a new release date. Sharing the photos, Alia Bhatt wrote, "Dekho chand aaya ... chand nazar aaya Gangu bhi aa rahi hain .. 25th February Ko." (Look the moon has come... the moon has come. Gangu is also coming.. on 25th Feb.) At present, the photos have close to seven lakh likes. Earlier today, the makers of the film shared the new release date and wrote, "Witness her reign in cinemas near you on 25th February 2022." The movie will have a theatrical release.
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Gangubai Kathiawadi is based on the life of a sex worker in Mumbai's Kamathipura, who was pushed into prostitution at an early age. The sex worker later becomes the head of a brothel and a political leader of Kamathipura.
After completing the shoot of the film, Alia Bhatt had written a gratitude note and had shared BTS from the film. She had started her note as "We started shooting Gangubai on the 8th of December 2019 .. and we wrapped the film now 2 years later! This film and set has been through two lockdowns.. two cyclones.. director and actor getting covid during the making!!! the troubles the set has faced is another film all together!"
Alia had later thanked Sanjay Leela Bhansali in her note and had written, "Being directed by sir has been a dream all my life, but I don't think anything would have prepared me for the journey I was on for these two years.. I walk out of this set a diff person today! I love you sir! Thank you for being you .. there is truly NO ONE like you."
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The film has been produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada. Gangubai Kathiawadi has been directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.