On director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s birthday, Alia Bhatt shared the teaser of their upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi. The one minute-thirty second trailer shows Alia Bhatt as the powerful Mafia queen and attracted rave-reviews for the actress.
Since the trailer released many top stars of Bollywood including Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra showered love and praises on the trailer. Shah Rukh Khan, who worked with Alia in Dear Zindagi took to Twitter and wrote, “I always look forward to your work as an actor ‘little one’. And this one seems extremely special….and you….so Gangsta!!! All my love and wishes for the film.”
SS Rajamouli, who directed Alia in RRR also had kind words for her. He wrote, “Gangubai is as fierce as fierce can get! @aliaa08’s avatar as #GangubaiKathiawadi is very impressive. Looking forward to see #SanjayLeelaBhansali’s magnificent work on the screen.”
Alia’s Gully Boy co-star Ranveer Singh congratulated Alia with a line from the film. “Gangu tu chand hai, chand rahegi,” he wrote.
Priyanka Chopra tweeted, “Alia!!!! I’m so proud of you my friend for stepping into complexity fearlessly. I hope you always keep shining. Presenting- Gangubai Kathiawadi! Congratulations Sanjay sir and team (sic).”
Akshay Kumar also took to Twitter to write, “#GangubaiKathiawadi…had found the title itself very intriguing from the day I’d heard it…the teaser only adds to it! @aliaa08 along with #SanjayLeelaBhansali sir bring their A-game again, so looking forward to it.”
Meanwhile, Gangubai Kathiawadi also stars Ajay Devgn in a pivotal role. Popular TV star Shantanu Maheshwari will reportedly be making his Bollywood debut with the film. Gangubai Kathiawadi will release on July 31, 2021 in theaters.