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Gangubai - The Brothel Woman (TRUE CRIME / TRUE STORY)

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If you walk into any government office anywhere around the world you will always find a framed photo of a national leader. Well - if you were to walk into any brothel in the Mumbai red light district you will find, in every room a framed photo of a woman - an elderly, grey haired woman in a white sari edged with a gold border. No, she is not a saint. This was Gangubai, one of the most powerful madams in her time. But why, 50 years after her death, does every Mumabi sex worker have Gangubai’s photo in her room?
Disclaimer: one scene of violence with adult themes
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Script by Yasser Usman @yasser.usman
Music by Merlin D’Souza @musicbymerlin
Artwork by @rsdcreative
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