Synopsis/Plot : Gangubai Kathiawadi is an upcoming 2020 Indian Hindi-language biographical film written-directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada under their respective banners Bhansali Productions and Pen India Limited. The film stars Alia Bhatt in the title role, and is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about Gangubai Kathiawadi, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura.
A visual treat, but there�s a lot about Gangu''s story left to be told
So, if you�re seeking a real peek into Gangubai's life, also known as the Mumbai's Mafia Queen, then you will be left yearning for more. But even with whatever is packed into this drama, there are enough moments that will draw you into this world where nights seem endless and the lights never fade.(more)
Source: Ronak kotecha, Times Of India
Alia Bhatt makes this Sanjay Leela Bhansali spectacle real
Bhansali's penchant for heightened baroque tends to overwhelm his film. This time the story matches the tone, and makes for the kind of old-fashioned dialogue-heavy, sentiment-on-sleeve film which Bollywood is forgetting how to make.(more)
Source: shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Alia Bhatt is luminous as Bhansali�s narrative rises, shines, dips, sinks and rises again
The perfection is sometimes cloying, such as when a sex worker dies and her colleagues stand around her like carefully arranged figures posing for a painting rather than flesh-and-blood beings mourning a friend�s death. These segments chip away at the film�s energy and soul.(more)
Source: Anna MM, Firstpost.com
Alia Bhatt Wears The Crown In Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Universe Making Sure You Bow Down To Her Talent
It''s Sanjay Leela Bhansali trying to change his style and evolve as a filmmaker after 3 back to back blockbusters. Alia Bhatt helps him with her immaculate acting and attitude. You will definitely miss out on a gem if you don't watch it on the big screen. Bhatt has set the benchmark for the future ...(more)
Source: Shubham kulkarni, Koimoi
Alia Bhatt's biggest career risk pays off
Gangubai is not perfect. The film is about the choices she makes. There is very little emphasis on the wrong turns she makes in her journey to reach the top and meet the Prime Minister of the country to champion her cause.(more)
Source: Tushar Joshi, India Today
Alia Bhatt shines in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's tale of pain and rage turned into victory
Gangubai Kathiawadi ends with the transformation of a damsel in distress to a warrior. But then, there's no denying the fact that such stories do exist and deserve to be told. (more)
Source: Monika, Hindustan Times
Gangubai Kathiawadi is a powerful saga that boasts of a career best performance by Alia Bhatt.
ANGUBAI KATHIAWADI's beginning portions are a bit dark and disturbing. The film gets better once Ganga turns into Gangu. The entire track of Shaukat Abbas Khan and Razia Bai are highly engrossing. All scenes of Rahim Lala give a lot of weightage to the narrative. The romantic track, though a bit wea...(more)
Source: Bollywood Hungama, Bollywood Hungama
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