Alia Bhatt’s highly anticipated film Gangubai Kathiawadi is all set to release this week on 25th February. Just a few days ago, the film got premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. Well, recently a source close to the distributors has revealed that the makers are looking to release on nearly 3000 screens in India on February 25.
According to the source, Pen Studios is all set to close its deals with the exhibitors across India. . While the numbering is rising by the day, the industry sources insist that Gangubai is looking to release nearly 3000 screens in India on February 25.
This would mark the third most expansive release after the pandemic in India after Rohit Shetty’s directorial Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar and the Ranveer Singh starrer Kapil Dev Biopic, the Kabir Khan directed 83. The two films were released on 3600 and 3400 screens respectively, holding the record for being the widest release of the pandemic.
Talking about the film, Gangubai Kathiawadi also stars Vijay Raaz, Shantanu Maheshwari, Seema Bhargava Pahwa, Indira Tiwari and Varun Kapoor in supporting roles. Ajay Devgn, Huma Qureshi and Emraan Hashmi will have cameos. In the film, Alia Bhatt plays the role of Gangubai Kathiawadi – a sex worker in Mumbai’s Kamathipura, who was pushed into prostitution at an early age. The film showcases her journey as the head of a brothel and a political leader of Kamathipura. This is Alia Bhatt’s first project with Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
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