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Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ajay Devgn. Image Credit:

Bollywood actress Ajay Devgn will start shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ on Saturday in the city.

Devgn plays a significant role in the film starring Alia Bhatt. The teaser of the film was released earlier this week.

The film reunites Devgn with Bhansali 22 years after the blockbuster ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ (1999), which also starred Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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Alia Bhatt in 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'. Image Credit:

Devgn will share the screen with Bhatt for the first time in ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’. The two stars will also be seen in SS Rajamouli’s ambitious multilingual, ‘RRR’, starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR.

‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ is inspired by the life of Gangubai Kothewali, madam of a brothel in Mumbai’s Kamathipura, and is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book ‘Mafia Queens Of Mumbai’. Directed and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film is set to hit cinemas in India on July 30.

Devgn’s other upcoming films are ‘MayDay’, ‘Bhuj’, ‘Maidaan’ and ‘Thank God’.