Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali has been chosen for Berlinale Special, a segment that is dedicated to showcasing exemplary cinema.
Grateful to be part of a wonderful team: Alia Bhatt on 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' going to Berlinale 2022
The magnum opus features Alia Bhatt in the title role of Gangubai, one of the most powerful, loved and respected madams from Kamathipura during the 1960s.
The film was earlier set to come out on January 6 and clash with another big budget movie, filmmaker SS Rajamouli's much-awaited period drama "RRR".
Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi is a crime drama adapted from one of the chapters of noted author Hussain Zaidi's book, 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai.'
RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi and Attack will release in theatres and not on OTT platforms, Pen Studios clarified on September 8.
Cinephiles have been excited about the magnum opus films ever since their captivating teasers have dropped.
William Morris Agency, which signed Alia Bhatt, had also signed actor Freida Pinto, who went on to act in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and 'Immortals'.
The 28-year-old actor took to Instagram and posted pictures from the film's set, along with Bhansali and the crew.