Gangubai Kathiawadi is an upcoming movie which has starer Alia Bhatt. This movie is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. However, this movie is one of the highest anticipated movies of 2021. Most people are waiting for this movie to be released. As due to the most awaited one the movie is gaining too much attention. But now the tables have turned. While the first look of Alia Bhatt in the movie was praised by people very much, the family of Gangubai Kathiawadi is facing problems regarding this. The family has also filed a case against Alia Bhatt and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. They have filed this case in Bombay Civil court. The family has raised an object with the story of the film. Not only the family also a writer of Mafia Queens of Mumbai, Hussain Zaidi has filed a case against the actress and director. This movie is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book.
Who was Gangubai Kathiawadi ?
Gangubai Kathiawadi was known as Gangubai Harjivandas. The book on which this movie is based shows various truths about her. As she was pushed into prostitution at a very young age. She even ran a brothel in the Kamathipura area of Mumbai. During this period various criminals became her customers. Not only this she was well known for her social work. As she did a lot of help to sex workers and for the well-being of orphans. Mr. Zaidi has
Gangubai Kathiawadi controversy
Mr. Zaidi in the book has shown how a five feet tall woman has earned soo much respect. Also how she has overcome problems in her life. But now Gangubai Kathiawadi’s family believes that this movie is not based on the actual story. Also, Mr. Zaidi believes the same. In the book, Mr. Zaidi wrote that Gangubai was famous for never pushing a woman into the sex trade against her will.
Gangubai Kathiawadi release date and teaser
This movie will release on 30 July 2021. However, various stars of Bollywood have praised the movie. In the teaser, it was shown that the film will celebrate the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawadi who had no choice but to embrace the ways of Destiny and swing it in her favor.