Enable Javscript for better performance
Sanjay Leela Bhansali announces his most ambitious project Baiju Bawra after Gangubai Kathiawadi.- Cinema express

Sanjay Leela Bhansali announces his most ambitious project Baiju Bawra after Gangubai Kathiawadi.

After Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali announces Diwali 2021 release, Baiju Bawra

Published: 27th October 2019

After Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt starrer Inshallah shelved, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has roped in latter to play the titular role in Gangubai Kathiawadi. Bhansali Productions made the announcement a few days back. 

Now, on the occasion of Diwali, the filmmaker announced his next directorial which is touted as his most ambitious project titled Baiju Bawra - Revenge story of a maverick maestro. Only the movie has been announced and casting his underway. 

Baiju Bawra will be hitting the screens during Diwali 2021 which means the film is likely to clash with Deepika Padukone's forthcoming production Draupadi in which she plays the titular role.


According  to reports, Baiju Bawra might be based on 1952 drama film of the same name which was directed by Vijay Bhatt. The movie starred Meena Kumari and Bharat Bhushan in lead roles. The story of that film was about Baiju and Tansen. Baiju challenged Tansen for a musical duet in Akbar's court.

Reports were making the rounds that either Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan might play the titular role. However, the reports are yet to be confirmed by the makers.

Related Articles


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.


Which is your favourite time travel film in Tamil?

Indru Netru Naalai