Alia Bhatt was taking pictures for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi when the lockdown was introduced. The 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak left a number of tasks in halfway. Now, with no thought as to when the state of affairs will get again to regular, filmmakers have began taking a name on their ongoing tasks. Gangubai Kathiawadi can be amongst these movies which suffered a jolt due to the lockdown.
As all shoots and releases stand cancelled till and unknown interval, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has reportedly determined to demolish the brothel set constructed for his upcoming movie. It was an elaborate set constructed at Film City, portraying Kamathipura of the 60s. Now because the set stands unused for the final one month, the filmmaker has requested his manufacturing crew to prepare for its demolition.
A report in Mid-Day has quoted a supply as saying, “In March, Bhansali had cleared the payment for the set maintenance. Even when the shutdown was announced, the team had assumed it would delay the schedule only by a month or so. However, with the situation in Mumbai looking grim, it is unlikely that the shoots will resume soon. After a round of number-crunching, it was seen that recreating the set would probably be a cheaper alternative than keeping it standing in these uncertain circumstances, as the latter entails the daily rent that has to be paid to Film City. So, the team has decided to have the set razed to the ground.”
However, the official assertion reagrding the identical is awaited.
Earlier, the makers had unveiled two posters of Gangubai Kathiawadi in January this 12 months. Both the posters featured Alia in two totally different and highly effective seems to be. Gangubai Kathiwadi is predicated on Hussain Zaidi’s e book Mafia Queens of Mumbai and revolves round Gangubai Kothewali, a brothel proprietor and matriarch of Kamathipura. The movie was initially scheduled to launch on September 11, 2020.