Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Review

Gangubai Kathiawadi:  Gangubai Kathiawadi had known Mafia Queens in Mumbai world.  Gangubai Kathiawadi (Real name: Ganga Harjivandas) was born in Kathiawad Gujarat in a renowned family. GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI’s life story was from prostitute to Mafia Queens in the early 50s.

GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI’s real story is found in S. Hussain Zaidi and Jane Borges’ hard-hitting book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai.

Critic’s Rating: 4.0/5

IMDb RATING: 7.0/10

  • Director
    • Sanjay Leela Bhansali
  • Writers
    • Sanjay Leela Bhansali(screenplay)
    • Abhiruchi Chand(additional screenplay)
    • Saurabh H. Dikshit(additional dialogue)
  • Stars
    • Alia Bhatt
    • Shantanu Maheshwari
    • Vijay Raaz
    • Ajay Devgan
    • Rahul Vohra
Gangubai Kathiawadi Movies trailer

She was a great lady who earned her name from the full of struggles in her life. In her early life, her dreams were special because she want to go to Mumbai and join Bollywood to become an actress but every dream is not fulfilled according to its own accord, so it happened to her.

One day she was married off to an old man but she don’t like him so she decided to give up on him.  The old man belongs to Mumbai so she has a way to go to Mumbai through him and she joined Mumbai Underworld Gang. She had controlled illegal businesses, smuggling, gambling, prostitution, and drugs.

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie: Let’s take a look at real story /reel story images of movie characters film of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

1. Gangubai Kathiawadi Vs Alia Bhatt Real Vs Reel Image:

In the Gangubai Katheawadi movie, Aliya Bhat played a Gangubai Kothewali dashing role as a sex worker with girls. she has featured the role of Gangubai Harjeevandas’s real story from Hussain Zaidi’s Mafia Queens Of Mumbai chapters. In 1960 she was the madam of a brothel, social activist, and prostitute in the Kamathipura area of Mumbai.

Gangubai Kathiawadi Vs Alia Bhatt Real Vs Reel Image:

2. Karim Lala Vs Ajay Devgan Real Vs Reel Image

Gangubai was the sister of Kareem Lala as spoken sister or Rakhi Sister. Kareem Lala was one of the most popular and biggest underworld dons of Mumbai from the 1950s to the 1960s. In Gangubai Kothewali movies Ajay Devgan plays the best role as Kareem Lala.

Karim Lala Vs Ajay Devgan Real Vs Reel Image

3. Hussain Zaidi (Mafia Queens of Mumbai)

Hussain Zaidi (Mafia Queens of Mumbai)

Gangubai Kothewali movie is based in Kamathipura, which is a red-light district in Mumbai. Hussain Zaidi’s books describe the real story of Gangubai. She was sold to a brothel in the Kamathipura district at the age of 16 by her suitor. She came to be known as the Madam of Kamathipura after she was called “Mafia Queens of Mumbai“.


We have described all things and information basis on the movies of Gangubai Kathiawadi. Very well played rolled by Alia Bhatt as Gangubai Kathiawadi, Ajay Devgan as Kareem Lala, and Rahul Vohra as Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Jim Sarbh is a journalist as Faizi according to author Hussain Zaidi.

By AndyS