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As Gangubai Kathiawadi nears release, here are some unknown facts from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film
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As Gangubai Kathiawadi nears release, here are some unknown facts from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film

Gangubai Kathiawadi, featuring Alia Bhatt, will release in Indian cinemas on 25 February

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt, to have theatrical release on 25 February
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt, to have theatrical release on 25 February

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi is adapted from Hussain Zaidi's book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai.

Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi to have theatrical release in January 2022
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Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi to have theatrical release in January 2022

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi is adapted fromHussain Zaidi's book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai.

Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, author Hussain Zaidi in legal trouble over upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi
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Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, author Hussain Zaidi in legal trouble over upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi

Gangubai Kathiawadi's son has filed a case alleging that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film and its source material, author Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens of Mumbai, are "defamatory" and infringe his rights to "privacy, liberty and self-respect

'I've never worked on anything with the intention of having it adapted to screen': Hussain Zaidi
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'I've never worked on anything with the intention of having it adapted to screen': Hussain Zaidi

After decades of interviewing criminals, Hussain Zaidi's book — and subsequent Netflix series produced by Red Chillies Entertainment — Class of '83, revolves around Mumbai Police. In this interview, the journalist and writer talks about the boundaries between media, crime and Bollywood.

Amyra Dastur joins cast of Excel Entertainment's web series, an adaptation of Hussain Zaidi's book Dongri to Dubai
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Amyra Dastur joins cast of Excel Entertainment's web series, an adaptation of Hussain Zaidi's book Dongri to Dubai

Amyra Dastur will be seen next in T-Series' murder mystery Koi Jaane Na, co-starring Kunal Kapoor.

With The Class of 83, Hussain Zaidi departs from the world of gangsters to write about encounter specialists
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With The Class of 83, Hussain Zaidi departs from the world of gangsters to write about encounter specialists

S Hussain Zaidi, former investigative journalist and author of Black Friday: The True Story of the Bombay Bomb Blasts and Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia, launched his new book The Class of 83 and talked about storytelling and writing non-fiction crime during an event at Mumbai's Godrej Culture Lab.

2008 Mumbai Attacks: Author of book on 26/11 discusses significance of his book being adapted into a ZEE5 series
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2008 Mumbai Attacks: Author of book on 26/11 discusses significance of his book being adapted into a ZEE5 series

Sandeep Unnithan, the author of Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11, reveals interesting trivia about the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte to play leads in Manto casting director Honey Trehan's directorial debut
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte to play leads in Manto casting director Honey Trehan's directorial debut

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte have previoulsly worked together in Badlapur, Manjhi - The Mountain Man and Sacred Games.

The Dirty Dozen: Read an excerpt from Gabriel Khan's book on Mumbai's underworld and Dawood Ibrahim
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The Dirty Dozen: Read an excerpt from Gabriel Khan's book on Mumbai's underworld and Dawood Ibrahim

In this chapter of the The Dirty Dozen, Gabriel Khan documents the rise and eventual fall of Samad Khan, a brutal killer and womaniser, at the hands of Dawood Ibrahim

Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan to reunite post Piku for Vishal Bhardwaj's crime drama?
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Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan to reunite post Piku for Vishal Bhardwaj's crime drama?

Deepika Padukone has almost zeroed in on her next post Padmavati and it is a Vishal Bhardwaj crime drama with Irrfan Khan.

Hafiz Saeed wants Kabir Khan's 'Phantom' to be banned in Pakistan, on grounds of 'filthy propoganda'
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Hafiz Saeed wants Kabir Khan's 'Phantom' to be banned in Pakistan, on grounds of 'filthy propoganda'

JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a plea in a court in Lahore, seeking ban on the release of Bollywood movie Phantom in Pakistan, alleging that the film, set on post-26/11 attacks and global terrorism, contains "filthy propaganda" against the country.