Gangubai Kathiyawadi (born in 1939) is an Indian Criminal, Don, Sex Worker, Businesswoman, and Controversial Personality from Kathiawar, India. Furthermore, she ran a sex racket in the Hera Mandi red light area. She maintained her strong power in Mumbai during the 60s era.

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Real Story

However, her life converted when her spouse sold her for Rs. 500. Then, she never looked back and started again. She reached Mumbai and tried her luck in the film industry. Still, her dream could not fulfill.

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She emerged as the underworld don. Now, Sanjay Leela Bansali planned to film her story on the big screen. The makers brought the rights of the Hindi movie. In addition to this, Alia Bhatt also approached for the lead role of Gangubai.

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If everything goes according to the plan, then the movie is set to rock the theaters on September 11, 2020. Bhatt is also gearing up for her new challenging role.


Gangubai Kathiawadi is an upcoming Indian biographical crime film written, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada under their respective banners Bhansali Productions and Pen India Limited. The film stars Alia Bhatt in the title role, and is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about Gangubai Kothewali, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura.

Image result for Gangubai Kathiyawadi moviePrincipal photography began on 27 December 2019 in Mumbai.[1][2] The film is scheduled for theatrical release on 11 September 2020.


Real Full Birth Name Gangubai Kathiyawadi.
Nick name Gangubai.
Profession Sex Worker and Don.
In The News For Don of the 60s era in the Mumbai City.
Age (As of 2019) 80 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday 1939.
Birthplace/Hometown Kathiawar, Gujarat (India).
Nationality Indian.
Caste Kathiyawadi.
Gender Female.
Sexuality Orientation Straight.
Religion Hinduism.
House Location Mumbai, India.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign) Not Available.

Physical Statistics

Height (Tall) Feet & Inches: 5′ 3″.
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
Weight Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
Eye Color Black.
Hair Color White.


Parents Father: Not Known.
Mother: Name Not Found.
Siblings Will Update Soon.

Personal Life Relationship

Marital Status Married.
Husband/Spouse Name Accountant (Name Not Known).


Highest Qualification Completed her Class 12th from a Government School.

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