Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn started shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansalis Gangubai Kathiawadi on Saturday, and a picture of the actor from the set is doing the rounds all through the day. In the image, Ajay is seen reading the script and Bhansali stands next to him.
The duo has reunited after 22 years after they worked together in the 1999 blockbuster “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”.
Gangubai Kathiawadi teaser
Packed with trademark Bhansali visuals, dramatic background music, stylised frames, a touch of glamour and dialogues that pack a punch, the teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi was released earlier this week.
In the teaser, Alia Bhatt is seen in a never-seen-before avatar – as the owner of a brothel in Kamathipura, the red light area of Mumbai. She spells power, unafraid of the police or politician. She champions the right to live with respect, irrespective of any labels that may be attached to a person. Watch the teaser below:
More about the movie
Gangubai Kathiawadi’s story revolves on the life of Gangubai Kothewali, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura, and is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens Of Mumbai.
This is the first time that Bhansali directs Alia. The film is Bhansali’s 10th directorial and is set to release on July 30. Gangubai Kathiawadi is all scheduled to hit the cinema halls on July 30 this year.