Young Ganga is sold to a brothel in Mumbai in the garb of becoming an actor by her lover in the 1950s. She goes on to become the feared Gangubai – the Matriarch of Kamathipura – the champion of female emancipation and advocate of rights for sex workers in a chauvinist and narrow-minded society.
Born into an affluent family in Kathiawad, Ganga Harjivandas aspired to become a Bollywood actress. At the tender age of 16, she fell in love with Ramnik Lal who was her father’s accountant. They eloped to Mumbai and got married. But, her whole life turned upside down as he sold her to a brothel in Kamathipura for Rs 500 where she forcefully had to start prostitution. Later, she became a powerful brothel madame Gangubai Kathiawadi and won elections of the area where she lived (Kamathipura). Don Rahim Lala became her sworn brother after he beat a man of his gang who raped her. She used to advocate for women rights and equal rights for sex workers.Gangubai Kathiawadi 2022 full Movie Download.
Gangubai Kathiawadi is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language biographical crime drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Jayantilal Gada and Bhansali. The film stars Alia Bhatt as the title character while Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz, Indira Tiwari and Seema Pahwa play pivotal roles with Ajay Devgn featuring in an extended cameo appearance. The narrative walks through the life of young Ganga who in no time marks her own territory and becomes Gangubai – a madame in the red light area of Kamathipura.The film is loosely based on the true story of Gangubai Harjivandas, popularly known as Gangubai Kothewali, whose life was documented in the book Mafia Queens of Mumbai written by S. Hussain Zaidi.
The film depicts the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad who had no choice but to embrace the ways of destiny and swing it in her favour.Gangubai Kathiawadi premiered at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival on 16 February 2022, and is scheduled to be released in theatres on 25 February 2022.The film received positive reviews from both critics and audience alike and Alia Bhatt’s performance received critical acclaim.