Gangubai Kathiawadi: 3 Reasons Why Alia Bhatt’s Film is Worth Watching on the Big Screen!

Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi released in theatres on Friday. The film is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and stars Ajay Devgn, Vijay Raaz, Shantanu Maheshwari, Seema Pahwa and several others. Bhatt’s latest release has opened to great reviews from critics and fans. The film is based on journalist Hussain Zaidi’s book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’. Ganga Harjeevandas Kathiawadi was born Gujarat’s Kathiawad and rose to prominence as one of Mumbai’s most well-known and powerful brothel owners in the 1950s and 1960s.

If you still haven’t watched the film and are wondering if it’s worth your time or not, do not worry. We give you 3 reasons why Bhansali’s latest release is worth watching on the big screen. You shouldn’t have waited to read this if you are an Alia fan.

3 Reasons Why Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi is Worth Watching

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Direction

Sanjay Leela Bhansali crafts films that captivate us with their grandeur and colour schemes. The director has experimented with the colour white in Gangubai Kathiawadi. A compelling story has been told when several colours of white are mixed. Even though the drama is set in Kamathipura’s narrow lanes, SLB has given it a spectacular touch, making practically every scene appear to be right out of a fairy tale.

Alia Bhatt’s Performance

Alia owns the character of Gangubai. Whether it’s her innocence as Ganga, the pain she felt when forced to work as a sex worker, or her journey to become a fearsome Gangubai Kathiawadi, the actor shines in every moment. You just want to listen to Gangu when she speaks. The pain and bravery in her eyes and her dominant physicality and dialogue delivery express a lot. It is, without a doubt, Alia’s best performance to date.

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The Story

Great direction and excellent performance have blended together so well only because of the incredible story. Gangubai’s experience highlights the plight of many women who have been betrayed and treated badly. The film shows that only women will stand for women to fight for basic rights, equality and dignity. Bhansali has given us a tremendous sense of empowerment through Gangubai Kathiawadi, which will both crush our hearts and inspire us in unexpected ways.

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