It seems the teaser of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi has made inroads far and wide. The latest to fall for Alia Bhatt’s striking charms are the power-couple Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Both individually lauded Alia’s portrayal of the title role.
Says Javed Saab, “I have seen the teaser.Alia is incredible.” Adds Shabana, “Alia is terrific. I was bowled over by her performance in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy. She is evolving with every part.”
The buzz about Alia’s performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi is all-pervasive. According to sources close to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, “This is not only Alia’s best performance to date it is also the best performance by a female actor in a Bhansali film.”
This, considering such greats as Rani Mukerjee in Black and Manisha Koirala in Khamoshi – The Musical, is saying a lot. Those who have seem the rushes predict the National award for Alia.
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