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Sanjay Leela Bhansali Unveils First Look Of Heeramandi

Ace film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali unveiled the first look of his awaited global drama series, "Heeramandi", soon to stream on Netflix. The first look shows actresses like Aditi Rao Hydari, Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Richa Chadha, Sanjeeda Shaikh and Sharmin Segal. The series explores the cultural reality of 'Heeramandi', set against the tumultuous backdrop of the Indian freedom struggle of the 1940s, in terms of stories… read-more

Sun, 19 Feb 2023 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Heeramandi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Netflix, New Show, Drama Series

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Alia Bhatt In Gangubai

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People Told Me Not To Make Gangubai, Says Sanjay Leela Bhansali

After releasing the cast of 'Heeramandi" Sanjay Leela Bhansali spoke about his last film "Gangubai Kathiawadi" which he took risk for. On February 18, Bhansali said, "People told me not to make Gangubai." In an interview with Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, Sanjay Leela Bhansali said, "I have ticked all the wrong boxes. But it worked. That's the belief." Directed by Bhansali, "Gangubai Kathiawadi" starred Alia Bhatt was a… read-more

Sun, 19 Feb 2023 - 12:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiyawadi, Alia Bhatt, Netflix, Heeramandi, CEO

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Gangubai Kathiwadi Alia Bhatt look

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Gangubai Kathiawadi Collects Rs 10.5 Cr On Opening Day, Feb 25

After Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi had a bumper opening box office collection Rs 10.5 crores on the opening day, February 25. The collection was despite 50% occupancy in theatres and no night show in major cities like Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai. Recently the movie also got legal clearance from the Bombay High Court, after Congress MLA filed a case against the… read-more

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 10:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Gangubai Kathiawadi, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Box office collection, Bollywood

Courtesy: ANI

Gangubai Kathiawadi poster

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Gangubai Kathiawadi To Release On Feb 25; Bombay HC Dismisses Petition

The Bombay HC on February 23, approved the release of Alia Bhatt's upcoming movie "Gangubai Khathiawadi" without any trouble. Notably, Congress MLA Amin Patel filed a petition, saying the film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali portrays Kamathipura as a red light area, posing it and people there in a bad light. However, the Court dismissed the petition and said, the movie will release on February 25, without any hindrance. 

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 09:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Alia Bhatt, Bombay High Court, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Congress

Courtesy: ANI

Sanjay Leela Bhansali with his new project Heeramandi

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's New Web Series Heeramandi To Release On Netflix

Sanjay Leela Bansali’s collaboration with Netflix is about to set for a release of a web series titled Heeramandi. The series will showcase the life of sex workers in Lahore before India’s independence. "It is a huge saga about the courtesans of Lahore, it is something I was living with for 14 years. It’s very vast and ambitious,” said Bansali. Besides, Bhansali marked his 25 years in filmmaking on August 9.

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Lahore, Netflix, web series

Courtesy: India Today

Gangubai Kathiawadi

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Sanjay Leela Bansali To Start Shoot For New Web Series 'Heera Mandi'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali hopes to start shooting for his new web series “Heera Mandi” over the set of “Gangubai Kathiawadi.” However, dismantling of the previous set will start soon. New settings are to be installed in no time with small modifications at the old set. Reportedly, Bansali along with Gangubai Kathiawadi actress, Alia Bhatt, have recovered from Covid-19 and have completed the left over film shoot… read-more

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 04:21 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Gabgubai Kathiawadi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Alia Bhatt, Heera Mandi

Sanjay Leela Bhansali-Alia Bhatt

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Mumbai Court Summons Alia, Bhansali Over Biopic 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'

A Mumbai court has summoned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Alia Bhatt over charges pressed against their upcoming biopic Gangubai Kathiawadi. Based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai,' the film was challenged in court by Gangubai's adopted son Babu Rawji Shah. While Shah alleged the chapter as defamatory and infringing his privacy and self-respect rights, the court has summoned both Bhansali and Alia… read-more

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 08:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Mumbai Court, Babu Rawji Shah, Hussain Zaidi, Mafia Queens of Mumbai

Courtesy: WION

Representational photo: Ankita Lokhande with Sushant Singh Rajput.

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Rejected 'Sultan', 'Bajirao Mastani' To Support SSR: Ankita Lokhande

Actress Ankita Lokhande, in an interview to Bollywood Bubble, claimed that she rejected several Bollywood films to support her ex-boyfriend late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Ankita stated she was approached by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani and Ram Leela. Besides, she talked about getting movie offers for Happy New Year and Sultan. Moreover, on the issue of fans targeting her for Sushant's death, the Baaghi 3 actress said people… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 01:07 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bollywood, Ankita Lokhande, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Courtesy: India .com

Alia Bhatt in Gangubai Kathiawadi

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Kamathipura Locals Protest Against 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' Over Stigma

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has landed in a controversy after the residents of Kamathipura have objected to the alleged defamation of the place in 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'. Starring Alia Bhatt, the film depicts the story of a sex worker in Kamathipura's famous red light area. As per residents, the film is "extremely damaging" as it maligned the 200-year-old history of the place and wasted the locals' efforts to erase the stigma associated… read-more

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 07:26 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bollywood, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Alia Bhatt, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Kamathipura

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Alia Bhatt Starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi's Teaser Out; Release On July 30

The upcoming much-awaited Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi's teaser was unveiled by the makers on February 24 observing director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 58th birthday. Based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai', the biopic recounts the story of Kamathipura's revolutionary female underworld personality, known for championing the rights of sex workers. Reportedly, Bhansali's magnum opus will enter… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 09:49 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Courtesy: The Indian Express