The capturing schedule of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s a lot awaited interval drama, Gangubai starring Alia Bhatt in lead was halted in March because of a nationwide lockdown in midst of coronavirus pandemic. Whereas the set continues to be standing at Filmcity in Mumbai, the makers are nonetheless ready for the approval of pointers by the federal government and get all security rules in place. Bollywood Hungama has completely learnt that SLB has acquired Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi on board to play pivotal roles in Gangubai. The duo final labored collectively within the cult basic, As soon as Upon A Time In Mumbai and their dynamic is spoken about by the viewers even at the moment, 10 years after its launch.
“Whereas Emraan has already shot for his parts silently earlier this 12 months with Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn is predicted to hitch Alia and co. as soon as the capturing resumes submit lockdown. Ajay performs the character of a gangster, Karim Lala, whereas not a lot is thought about Emraan’s function. Each their characters have their very own swag, model and SLB felt that the 2 actors match the invoice completely,” revealed a supply near the event. Each the characters are prolonged cameos however pivotal to the narrative of the movie. “Gangubai’s journey is incomplete with out the individuals round her, and those portrayed by Ajay and Emraan performed a task in shaping up her persona within the Mumbai underworld,” the supply added.
After Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s reunion with Salman Khan, Inshallah, was shelved, the filmmaker introduced Gangubai with Alia Bhatt. It’s a dream mission for Bhansali and he has been engaged on the script on and off for years now. After wrapping up Gangubai, the filmmaker strikes on to a different interval musical, Baiju Bawra and as reported by Bollywood Hungama earlier, he’s in talks with Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone to play the lead. “Ajay too was in talks for the movie for one more function. Nevertheless, there was no progress on that entrance in the meanwhile as Ajay’s calendar is crammed with a number of releases.”