Nawazuddin Siddiqui was reportedly offered a role in Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi

Sanjay Leela Bansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt is one of the most awaited movies. Apparently, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was also approached for the movie.

The upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi, by Sanjay Leela Bansali is one of the most anticipated films in Bollywood at the moment. The cast starring in the movie consists of Alia Bhatt, Seema Pahwa, Ajay Devgn, and Huma Qureshi in a special appearance, among many others. according to pinkvilla, the actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was also approached for the movie, but the discussions didn’t materialize.

A source close to the development quoted, “Siddiqui was offered the role of a journalist in Gangubai Kathiawadi. Both the actor and the maker were keen to collaborate too, however it didn’t work out because of the date issues.” This would have been the first collaboration between Siddiqui and Bansali. Alia took to Instagram to announce the release date of the movie. “Bringing to you a part of my heart & soul, #GangubaiKathiawadi releasing in cinemas near you on 6th January 2022,” she wrote on Instagram.


Alia started shooting on December 8, 2019, and wrapped it up this June. “This film and the set has been through two lockdowns.. two cyclones.. director and actor getting covid during the making!!! The troubles the set has faced is another film altogether! But through all that and more.. what I take away is the gigantic life-changing experience! Being directed by sir has been a dream all my life, but I don’t think anything would have prepared me for the journey I was on for these two years. I walk out of this set a diff person today! I love you, sir! Thank you for being you .. there is truly NO ONE like you,” the actress shared on social media.

Moreover, on the work front, Alia will next be seen in Darlings, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, RRR, Brahmastra, and Jee Le Zaraa. Nawaz has Jogira Sara Ra Ra, Sejal Shah’s untitled project, Adbhut, and Heropanti 2 in the pipeline.