Alia Bhatt 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is all set to hit the Theatres in February

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is inspired by the life of Madam Gangubai Kothewali, of a brothel in Kamathipura, Mumbai, and is based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'.

Alia Bhatt 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is all set to hit the Theatres in February

Alia Bhatt 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is all set to hit the Theatres in February

On Thursday, the Delhi government had announced opening cinema halls with 50 percent capacity. With this announcement, the film industry has taken a stand and the process of changing or announcing the release dates of films has started again. 

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' starring Alia Bhatt is all set to hit the theaters on February 25. 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is inspired by the life of Madam Gangubai Kothewali, of a brothel in Kamathipura, Mumbai, and is based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'.

Bhansali Productions announced the new release date via social media. This is the third release date of the film. The film was first announced to hit the theaters on January 7.

The film will have the much-awaited world premiere at the prestigious 72nd Berlin International Film Festival.

But, then RRR was about to come on January 6, so in December, the release date of Gangubai Kathiawadi was shifted to February 18. Alia Bhatt will be seen in the title role in Gangubai Kathiawadi. The film was also directed by Bhansali and it is his film with Alia. Ajay Devgn will also be seen in a special role along with Alia in Gangubai Kathiawadi.

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Gangubai Kathiawadi is inspired by a chapter from S Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'. Gangubai was one of Kamathipura's most powerful figures during the 1960s, with influence extending to the political world. This is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's tenth film and is coming at a time when his career has completed 25 years.

Alia and Ranveer clash in film

The makers of the film recently announced and also revealed that the film will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival. With Gangubai Kathiawadi releasing on February 25, we will see the stars of Gully Boy clashing at the box office. Ranveer Singh's Jayeshbhai Jordaar is going to release on this date. It is manufactured by YRF

Both will be seen in a film later

Only time will tell who will be victorious in this clash. Meanwhile, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt have teamed up for the love story of Rocky and Rani, produced under the banner of Karan Johar.

Ranveer Singh's film Jayeshbhai Jordan is also going to release on 25 February. If this happens then both the film will be face to face at the box office. Jayeshbhai Jordaar is produced by Yash Raj Films and directed by Divyang Thakkar. In this film, Arjun Reddy face actress Shalini Pandey will be seen in the female lead. The film was earlier scheduled to hit the theaters on October 2, 2020, but the release was postponed due to the pandemic. 

After this, the film was scheduled to release on August 27 in 2021, but due to the second wave, theaters were closed and the release was postponed. February 25 is also the third release date of Jayeshbhai Jordaar.

Talking about the upcoming films in February, apart from these two, Rajkumar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar's film Badhaai Do is releasing on 11 February and RRR film was suddenly postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. The makers had to skip their January release date and now the film will release in March or April.