Gangubai Kathiawadi: It is believed that Gangubai was a resident of Kathiawad, Gujarat, hence she was called Gangubai Kathiawadi. His real name was Ganga Harjivandas Kathiawadi.
Alia Bhatt’s first look from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Gangubai Kathiawadi has been revealed and people are going crazy about Alia. This is the first time that Alia is working in a film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. This will be a biographical drama film, which will show the life of Gangubai, the mistress of many rooms. The film is based on the book Mafia Queens of Mumbai by writer Hussein Zaidi.
Who was Gangubai?
It is believed that Gangubai was from Kathiawad, Gujarat, hence she was called Gangubai Kathiawadi. His real name was Ganga Harjivandas Kathiawadi. At the age of 16, Gangubai fell in love with her father’s accountant and she fled to Mumbai after marrying that boy.
Gangubai always wanted to become an actress and was a big fan of actresses like Asha Parekh and Hema Malini. However, her husband later turned out to be a fraudster and sold Gangubai to her for 500 rupees at a cell in the Red Light area of Kamathipura, Mumbai.
According to Hussain Zaidi’s book, a man from gang of mafia don Karim Lala raped Gangubai. After this, Gangubai met Karim Lala and sought justice from him. Not only this, Gangubai made Rakhi Dam his brother as well. After becoming Karim’s sister, Gangubai’s power came and later she became one of the biggest female don in Mumbai.
Gangubai used to sympathize with prostitutes
Along with this, Gangubai used to run sex racket and many brothels in Kamathipura Red Light area of Mumbai. Gangubai also used to help her fellow women in this business. It is said that without the consent of any girl, Gangubai did not keep her in her room.
Gangubai Kathiawadi was sympathetic to sex workers due to her experience. He used his power to empower and empower the prostitutes. He believed that being a sex worker does not mean that anyone can exploit a woman right now. It is reported that he also met former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on this matter.
Gangubai Kathiawadi’s efforts for the people of Kamathipura increased their respect among the people. At that time, his idol and photo were found in the houses of the people of Kamathipura. Gangubai Kathiawadi got the name of Madam of Kamathipura in the 60s due to her power and controversies.
Alia Bhatt’s film
Talking about Gangubai Kathiawadi, two posters of Alia Bhatt have appeared in the look of Gangubai. In one, Alia is seen as Young Gangubai. In this, she is wearing blue blues and red skirt. Apart from this, in the other poster, you can see her as the mafia queen, where she looks very beautiful with big red dot and thick mascara in her eyes.
Alia Bhatt is learning abusive language in Hindi and Marathi for this film and is also preparing more. Who will be in the mail lead in Gangubai Kathiawadi has not been revealed yet. The film will be released on 11 September 2020.
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