Gangubai Kathiawadi movie review: Gangubai Kathiawadi is an Indian Hindi language biographical film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Jayantilal Gada and Bhansali. The film is based on the true story of Ganga Jagjivandas Kathiawadi, known as Gangubai Kothewali, whose life was recorded in the book gangster Queens of Mumbai written by S. Hussain Zaidi. The film depicts the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad who had no option but to grab the ways of fate and raise it in her site. The film is based on the life of Kathiawadi a social moralist from Maharashtra, India.

Gangubai Kathiawadi is an excellent film that tells the story of Kathiawadi, a woman who fought for women’s The film is well-made and keeps you engaged throughout, making it a great choice for moviegoers looking for an engaging biographical film.

Gangubai Kathiawadi movie review: biographical film


A young girl named Madhu is forced into hustle against her will. She rejects becoming a model, so she is abused by crib madame Rashmibai. Later, she is advised to ask Gangubai to induce Madhu. Gangubai meets Madhu and let known her own story to her.

Gangubai Kathiawadi is a biographical film based on the life of social activist and writer, Gangubai Kathiawadi. The film tells the story of Kathiawadi’s fight against rural poverty and her efforts to create education opportunities for those children in Mumbai.

Gangubai Kathiawadi is a well-made film that tells a compelling story. The acting is good and the overall production values are high. The film does an excellent job. However, the plot could be tighter, and some scenes feel too long. Overall, though, Gangubai Kathiawadi is an absorbing and inspiring movie that is sure to engage audiences.

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The cast and crew

The Gangubai Kathiawadi movie review is all about the biographical film that was released on February 25th, 2022. The cast and crew of this film are as follows:

Alia Bhatt as Ganga Jagjivandas Kathiawadi aka Gangubai Kathiawadi, a female mafia don and madame of a brothel in Kamathipura

Ajay Devgn as Rahim Lala, a don and Gangubai’s sworn brother (extended cameo; character based on Karim Lala).

Shantanu Maheshwari as Afsaan Badr-ur-Razzaq

Vijay Raaz as Raziabai

Indira Tiwari as Kamli

Seema Pahwa as Sheela Maasi

Varun Kapoor as Ramnik Lal 

Jim Sarbh as Journalist Hamid Fezi

Rahul Vohra as Prime Minister (a character based on Jawaharlal Nehru)

Anmol Kajani as Birju

Prashant Kumar as Badri

Raza Murad as Lala’s Guest

Chhaya Kadam as Rashmibai

Mitalee Jagtap as Kusum

Pallavi Jadhav as Rama

Kruti Saxena as Nimmi

Sonal Sagore as Banno

Lata Singh as Lata

Ekta Shri as Ekta

Abhirami Bose as Abhirami

Chum Darang as Chum

Baldev Trehan as Tailor

Jahangir Khan as Shaukat Abbas Khan

Faiz Khan as Liaquat

Roshan Chatterjee as pinku

Huma Qureshi as Dilruba, a Qawali singer (in a special appearance in the song “Shikayat”

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The music in the movie

The music of music composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. and lyrics were written by A. M. Turaz, Kumaar, and Bhojak Ashok “Anjam” The music in the movie is a big part of what makes Gangubai Kathiawadi such a great film. The background score is haunting and evocative, and really sets the mood for each scene. It’s well-made and fits perfectly with the overall tone of the movie. I absolutely loved it! 

Track list

1. “Meri Jaan”

2. “Dholida”

3. “Jab Saiyaan”

4. “Shikayat”

5. “Muskurahat”

6. “Jhume Re Gori”

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The movie was released on 25 th Feb

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Gangubai Kathiawadi earned ₹10.50 crore at the domestic box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹13.32 crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹15.30 crore, taking the total domestic weekend collection to ₹39.12 crore

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