Gangubai Kathiawadi - Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt reacted to a compliment likening her performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi to National Award-winning actors Kangana Ranaut and Vidya Balan.

Alia Bhatt- Gangubai Kathiawadi

Alia Bhatt, who plays the titular role in Gangubai Kathiawadi, opened up about comparisons with Kangana Ranaut and Vidya Balan.

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In an interview, Alia was told that though there was some initial resistance to her being cast in the film, viewers found a ‘reflection of’ Kangana and Vidya

Gangubai Kathiawadi

Gangubai Kathiawadi, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, traces how a woman sold off to a brothel made connections with the underworld and rose to become a mafia queen.

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In an interview with Koimoi, when asked about viewers comparing her to Kangana and Vidya after watching the Gangubai Kathiawadi trailer

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after initially opposing her casting, Alia said, “I have not heard any of this.” Alia added that Sanjay’s decision to cast her must not be second-guessed.

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“I think, yeah, people must have suggested casting. But I feel like one should not really get into…

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I was okay with people not thinking that I was right for the part because that is their own perspective and honestly,

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that doesn’t matter to me as long as the director thinks I am right for the part,” she said.