After Sadak 2, Another Film Starring Alia Bhatt Lands In Legal Trouble

Leela Adwani |Dec 29, 2020

The shooting of the film has not been completed yet but it has already landed in an unwanted legal soup.

Even though 2020 almost comes to an end, controversies and troubles still follow Alia Bhatt. After receiving backlash for her latest release Sadak 2, facing the boycott wave from the netizens, Alia chose to keep mum on everything.

She is still occupied with her upcoming projects and wants to focus on her career. She will be next seen in the biographical crime drama Gangubai Kathiawadi.

Gangubai Kothewali Poster
The official post of Gangubai Kothewali

The film is based on a part of the best-selling book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about the life of a brothel’s madam, Gangubai Kothewali. Alia Bhatt will step into the shoes of this woman.

Alia Bhatt New Film
Alia Bhatt finds herself in the center of controversies

Helmed by well-known director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film is yet another hotly-awaited movie of Alia Bhatt.

Legal trouble

The shooting of the film has not been completed yet but it has already landed in an unwanted legal soup. A case has been filed by Gangubai Kothewali’s son, Babuji Rawji Shah, against Alia Bhatt, the director and the author of the book, Hussain Zaidi.

Gangubai Kothewali Poster 2
The film is based on a book about the mafia queens in Mumbai

In the petition, Babuji Rawji Shah alleged the film about his adopted mother and the source material are defamatory. It also infringes upon his right to liberty, self-respect, and privacy.

The man stated that he is constantly ridiculed by people in his neighborhood when the poster of Gangubai Kathiawadi was unveiled.

Alia Bhatt New Film 2
The actress and film crew haven't opened up anything

"Sadak 2" story

It’s the second time in the year 2020, Alia Bhatt’s film faces legal trouble. Earlier, a complaint had been filed against her film crew Sadak 2 at a Maharajganj court. The reason was that the post of the film hurts the sentiments of the Hindu community.

Sadak 2 Poster
Earlier this year, Sadak 2 directed by Alia Bhatt's father also faces criticism.

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