'Gangubai Kathiawadi' teaser makes an impact

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' teaser: Alia Bhatt's transformation is fabulous

The film will mark Alia Bhatt's first collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali

A still from the teaser of 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'. Credit: YouTube/Screengrab

Actor Alia Bhatt took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the official teaser of her upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi, creating a buzz among fans. The short video features the versatile performer in a powerful new avatar that is likely to click with her die-hard fans. Bollywood's' favourite 'Student' apparently plays the role of a fiesty brothel madam in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-helmed biggie.

The teaser suggests that the actor has done justice to the challenging role by channelling her inner 'boss lady'.  Her expressions and body language are as awesome as anything can be.  

Alia received rave reviews from critics with her performance in Highway, which hit the screens in 2014. She consolidated her standing in the industry with her work in Udta Punjab, Dear Zindagi, and Raazi. She hit the right notes with her work in Gully Boy, her first  film with actor Ranveer Singh. The young star even put her best foot forward in Sadak 2 even though the Mahesh Bhatt-helmed biggie failed to impress most critics.

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It remains to be seen whether Gangubai Kathiawadi proves to be a memorable release for her. The film is based on real-life events and has a strong cast that includes Vijay Raaz, Seema Pahwa and Rohit Sukhwani. It is slated to hit the screens on July 30 alongside pan-India hero Prabhas' movie Radhe Shyam.

Alia, meanwhile, is going through a busy phase on the work front. She will soon be seen essaying a key role in the SS Rajamouli-helmed Rise Roar Revolt (RRR), featuring Jr NTR and Ram Charan as the parallel leads. The film, touted to be bigger than the Baahubali series, is slated to hit the screens on October 13.

The Kalank star also has the eagerly-awaited movie Bhramastra, co-starring Ranbir Kapoor,  in her kitty. The film marks the beginning of a trilogy and has been directed by Ayan Mukerji. The cast includes Amitabh Bachchan, Telugu actor Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy

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