Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) Movie Cast & Crew, Story, Actors & Release Date

Gangubai Kathiawadi is an upcoming Indian film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It is a crime drama based on the life of Gangubai, a mafia don in the brothel of Kamathipura. Starring Alia Bhatt, Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz, Seema Pahwa in pivotal roles. Ajay Devgn and Huma Qureshi will have an extended cameo role in the film.

The film is produced by Jayantilal Gada and Sanjay Leela Bhansali under the banner of Bhansali Productions in association with Pen India Limited. It will release in mainly 2 languages- Hindi and Telegu. Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s Gangubai Kathiawadi is all set to release on 25th February in theatres with a budget of 55 cr.

here is Gangubai Kathiawadi’s Cast, Crew, Story, Budget, Release Date, and many more

Gangubai Kathiawadi Cast & Crew, Wiki, All Actors, Story, Released Date

Cast Name

  • Alia Bhatt as Ganga Harjivandas/ Gangubai kathiawadi
  • Ajay Devgan as Karim Lala
  • Shanatanu Maheswari as Afsaan
  • Vijay Raaz as Raziabai
  • Indira Tiwari as Kamli
  • Seema Pahwa as Sheela mausi
  • Varun Kapoor as Ramnik Lal
  • Jim Sarbh as Journalist Amin Faizi
  • Huma Qureshi as Dilruba

Gangubai Kathiawadi Wiki, Story & Released Date

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast

The story is based on a simple girl Ganga who runs away with her father’s accountant, Ramnik Lal in order to start a new life together. Later, he sold Ganga in a local brothel of Kamathipura. Accepting her fate, she embraces it and becomes Gangubai Kothewali. She involves herself in many illegal activities like drug dealing, killing people. But she never forced anyone to work without their consent. Throughout her life, she worked for the betterment of the sex worker of Kamathipura.

Film NameGangubai Kathiawadi
Premier on (platform Name)Theatre
Released Date   25th February
Lead actorsAlia Bhatt
GenreCrime/ Drama
DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
LanguageHindi, Telegu
Producers   Jayantilal Gada and Sanjay Leela Bhanshali

Gangubai Kathiawadi Cast name with photo

1.Alia Bhatt

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Actress Name Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt

Alia is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi films. She has established herself in the industry with 4 Filmfare Awards. Her popular works are  Student of the Year (2012), 2 States (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014),  Dear Zindagi (2016), Raazi (2018), Gully Boy (2019).

Real NameAlia Bhatt
Age28 years
Home TownMaharashtra, India

2. Ajay Devgan

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Actor Name Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan

In this film, Ajay Devgan is playing his role as Karim Lala. By profession, he is an Indian Bollywood Actor, who is famous for his acting skill in several famous movies like Golmaal, Singham, Bhuj, Singham Returns, Suryavansham, etc.


3. Shantanu Maheswari

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Shanatanu Maheswari
Shantanu Maheswari

Shantanu is an Indian actor, dancer, and choreographer best known for his role in Dil Dosti Dance. He emerged as a winner in color’s stunt-based reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. He was a member of desi hoppers who emerged as a winner in the World of Dance 2015 Championship. He was also the 2nd runner up in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9.

Real NameShantanu Maheshwari
Age30 years
Home TownKolkata, West Bengal, India

4. Vijay Raaz

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Actor Name Vijay Raaz
Vijay Raaz

He is an Indian film actor, director, and comedian. He has appeared in many Bollywood films like  Aan: Men at Work (2004), Delhi Belly (2011), Stree (2018), Gully Boy (2019), Chopsticks (2019), Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari (2020), Sherni (2021).

Real Name Vijay Raaz
Age58 years
Home TownDelhi, India

5. Indira Tiwari

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Indira Tiwari
Indira Tiwari

She is an Indian actress who debuted in Bollywood with the 2011 film, Aarakshan. Her other works are Serious Man (2020) and Nazarband (2020). She has appeared in numerous short films like Ekanth (2014), The Manliest Man (2016), Unfair (2017), and Return to Cinder (2019).

Real NameIndira Tiwari
Age29 years
Home TownBhopal, Madhya Pradesh

6. Seema Pahwa

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Seema Pahwa
Seema Pahwa

She is an Indian actress who predominately in Hindi films. she has appeared in many Bollywood films like Wazir (2016), Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017), Bala (2019), Chintu Ka Birthday (2020), Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari (2020).

Real NameSeema Bhargava
AgeWill update soon
Home TownDelhi, India

7. Varun Kapoor

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Varun Kapoor
Varun Kapoor

He is an Indian actor best known for his portrayl of Sanskaar Maheshwari in Swaragini – Jodein Rishton Ke Sur. His other shows are Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna, Humse Hai Liife, Maharakshak: Devi, Savitri Devi College & Hospital.

Real NameVarun Kapoor
AgeWill update soon
Home TownAhmedabad, Gujarat, India

8. Jim Sarbh

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Jim Sarbh
Jim Sarbh

9. Huma Qureshi

Gangubai Kathiawadi Movie Cast Name Huma Qureshi
Huma Qureshi

Actor, Role, Character & Real Name

Real NameCharacter Name or Role nameRole
Alia BhattGangubai KathiawadiFemale Mafia Don
Shantanu MaheshwariAfsaanGanga’s lover
Vijay RaazRaziabaiBadigharwali
Indira TiwariKamliGanga’s friend
Seema PahwaSheela mausiGharwali of Kamathipura
Varun KapoorRamnik LalGanga’s lover
Jim SarbhAmin FaiziJournalist

Director, Producer & others Crew

Title Name
DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali
WriterHussain Zaidi
producerJayantilal Gada
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Production HouseBhansali Productions
Pen India Limited


People Also Asks

#1. When was Gangubai Kathiawadi born?

Ganga Harjivandas was born in an eminent family of Kathiawad, Gujarat. she wanted to become a Bollywood actress.

#2. What is story of Gangubai Kathiawadi?

At the young age of 16, Ganga fell in love with his father’s accountant Ramnik Lal. They run away from Gujarat and moved to Mumbai in order to start a new life together.  Later, Ramnik sold her into a brothel at just RS.500. Ganga accepted her destiny and worked as a sex worker for a few years. She made Karim Lala her rakhi brother and he too accepted Ganga as her sister. Karim handed over Kamathipura to her. She had taken a good taken of the women and the children of that area. She worked for the betterment and upliftment of the sex workers. She never forced anyone to accept prostitution as a profession without their contest.

#3. Is Gangubai dead?

Gangubai Kathiwadi died on 21 July 2009 (at the age of 96) in Hubli, Karnataka.

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