2021 has opened up the way for Bollywood for shooting movies again. Amidst all the covid19 scares, Bollywood has been super careful when it comes to taking precautions during the filming’s and on the sheet. However sometimes luck’s just not on your side. One such case happens to be around Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Earlier this month, Bhansali had tested positive for Covid-19. Due to this his upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawad which starred Alia Bhatt was put on hold. Bhansali was shooting with Ajay Devgn and Alia as Devgn is supposed to make a special appearance in the film.
However, as per the latest reports the filmmaker has now tested negative for the virus, and according to sources Bhansali and Alia have started shooting for the film from yesterday – March 24. They are presently shooting in Mumbai’s Filmcity studio.
A source revealed, “Bhansali is feeling better now and has resumed shooting from yesterday. They are presently shooting for some confrontational and conversational scenes. A few days’ shoot for Ajay Devgn is still pending, and he’ll join the cast soon to finish that. His dates are being worked out,”. The informer also adds that while the actor’s earlier portions were filmed in his character’s house that was created on the set, the new portions will be filmed in a bar set up.
Speaking about the movie, the teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi was unveiled last month which also happened to be Bhansali’s birthday, The first look received encouraging reviews as fans were excited to see Alia in this new avatar. Besides Alia, this upcoming period-drama also reportedly features Shantanu Maheshwari, Jim Sarbh and Huma Qureshi. The latter apparently appears for a song.
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