Following are the similarities -
a) Like Gayatri Devi Madhvi devi is flamboyant, stylish and socializes with her male and female friends .
b) Like Gayatri Devi she is also not the first wife of Maharaja.
c) Like Gayatri Devi she is fond of drinking.
d) Very much like Gayatri devi Madhvi devi too enters politics to assert her influence.
Filmmakers have been tight lipped about this as Gayatri devi is a very well known personality and any parallel between the two can potentially be very controversial.
Sources close to the film say that a significant portion of the character has been modeled on the late maharani of Jaipur. It can be very controversial as Madhvi devi is seen having an extra marital affair in the film.
Tigmanshu Dhulia Quote - "We haven't taken anything as such from Gayatri devi's life similarities between her and the character of madhvi devi if at all are purely coincidental".
Maharani Gayatri Devi was usually found in pastel French Chiffon Sarees.
“Graceful and sophisticated, I am a Queen all the way” – Maharani Gayatri Devi.