Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production Gangubai Kathiawadi is in trouble. The Alia Bhatt starrer is a journey of a madam of a brothel in Kamathipura by the same name.
Now, Gangubai’s son Babuji Rawji Shah registered a case against the filmmaker, Alia Bhatt, who plays the titular role, and Bhansali Productions. He also filed a case against writer Hussain Zaidi, on whose novel The Mafia Queens of Mumbai the film is based, and reporter Jane Borges, whose research was the premise of the book.
The reports states that Babuji has alleged that certain portions of The Mafia Queens of Mumbai are defamatory and an infringement upon his right to privacy, self-respect and liberty. He sought permanent cessation of printing and circulation of the book, deletion of chapters pertaining to Gangubai’s life and stoppage of production of the film.
Babuji’s lawyer, Narendra Dubey said that they may also file a criminal complaint against the defendats for defamation, indecent representation of women, and circulation of obscene and indecent material’ in the coming week.