Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Gangubai Kathiawadi is being shot, the movie is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai. Alia Bhatt will be playing the title role in the movie and the shooting of the movie started around Christmas last year.
It looks like Katrina Kaif is set to work with her dream director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Katrina was spotted outside Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s office a few days back. According to the reports, Katrina will be seen in one of the songs from the movie that will be shot in around two weeks in the city.
If the news is to be believed then it won’t be the first time that Katrina will be doing a dance number in a film, Katrina has won hearts by her dance sequences like Chikni Chameli, Sheila ki Jawani, Kala Chashma. It will be very interesting to watch Katrina dancing on some really catchy beats and lyrics again.
Moving onto the work front, Katrina was last seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Hindi-drama Bharat as Kumud Raina.
The movie Gangubai Kathiawadi’s story revolves around the madam of Kamathipura brothels in Mumbai. She is the most remembered women of Mumbai’s history and is known to change the face of the red light area of Mumbai.
Gangubai Kathiawadi’s real name was Gangubai Harjivandas and she was born in Kathiawar, Gujarat. She fell in love with her father’s accountant when she was 16 and ran away with him to Mumbai. Her husband betrayed her and sold her for Rs 500 at a brothel in Mumbai where she was forced into prostitution.