Deepika will be Mewar queen, Padmavati, on silver screens in film, Padmavati.
Padmavati is a historic film, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Deepika is in lead role. It is a two- heroes film where their fate has been showcased.
Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor have been finalised. Director has chosen both the heroes of equal calibre and rank. He has taken good care of the chemistry of the actress with heroes.
Padmavati Current Updates
Shooting of the film will begin from September 2016. It will be shot across India over few months.
The shooting of this movie has faced protest from Shri Rajput Karni Sena. Their point was that – Sanjay Leela Bansali is showcasing that fact, which hasn’t even took place in past.
For making this change in the story line of Padmavati, its set has been vandalised twice by the protesters.
This is a high budget movie. The budget of this movie is estimated to be of approx. INR 160 crore.
Rumour is that Deepika had refused to work opposite Vicky Kaushal, who was supposed to portray her husband. She demanded a big star against her, as reported by Pinkvilla.com, “A random star won’t do for her.”
Mastani will be in the role of Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next movie.
After the huge success of Bajirao Mastani, Deepika is again appearing with Ranveer in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film, Padmavati, which is going to be on the floor on 17 November, 2017.
Ranveer Singh will play as Alauddin Khilj,i who was an obsessed lover. Shahid Kapoor will be in the role of Padmavati’s husband Rana Ratan Singh.
|Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Padmavati Release Date||December 15, 2017|
This is the story of Mewar Queen, Padmavati. Best words to express her were, “Beauty with brain and courage”. She was the second wife of king Rana Ratan Singh, king of Chittoor and daughter of Sinhala king, Gandharvsena. Her mother’s name was Champavati. Plot has been picked from the history chapters of India, year 1303.
Rani Padmavati’s grace was mentioned in verses of Padmavat, written by, Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540 CE. Her beauty and delicateness were written in poems. She was having flawless skin, she was so delicate that drinking water passing through her throat could be seen, same was the scene of betel leaves, she ate.
Raja Ratan Singh was ruling Chittoor. He was noble and brave warrior. He married Nagmati, his second wife was Padmavati, whom he had won in swayamvara. She was not only beautiful but also brave.
Ratan Singh had a great taste for art, music and other contemporary forms of literature.
His court was abundant with masters of various art forms. One of them was a musician, named Raghav Chetan. He was also a sorcerer. He did some magical acts to arouse evil spirits. As soon as the king got to know about him. He expelled him from his kingdom by blackening his face and making him sit on donkey. He sulked in his humiliation. He was desperate to take revenge from the king.
Now he plans to deceive the king. He comes to know that Alauddin Khilji, Sultan of Delhi and first emperor of Khilji dynasty, comes to the jungle for hunting. He played a melodious tune on flute while Alauddin was on hunting trip. He was quite impressed of him and expressed his wish to have him in his court among other courtiers.
Chetan agreed and said, “I am of no value before the beauty of Ratan Singh’s wife Rani Padmavati.” Knowing that, king was lustrous to put Padmavati in his harem.
He attacked Chittoor. But found the fort could not be broken into. He deviously planned to achieve Padmavati. Alauddin requested Ratan Singh to get the glimpse of Padmavati. Rani’s reflection was shown to him.
He was lured by her beauty. While returning from fort king Ratan Sinh escorted Alauddin Khilji. But at the gate Alauddin soldiers captured him, then he demanded rani Padmavati in return.
Rani Padmavati’s uncle and nephew, Gora and Badal were courtiers. They were the leading generals in Ratan Singh’s army. They came up with a deceitful plan. They sent message to Alauddin that at the day bark queen will leave fort to Alauddin’s camp with her maids.
At the day bark, 200 soldiers went to Alauddin’s camp in palanquin in disguise. They attacked Alauddin and freed the king but lost their lives.
Furious at it, Alauddin stopped the supplies of the fort. Ultimately the king, Ratan Singh had to fight with Alauddin. Seeing unequal fight, where defeat was indeed, queen Padmavati along with first queen Nagmati and other reputed women did jouhar.
Every soldier perished in this battle. When Alauddin arrived in fort, he found nothing but ashes.
Padmavati Cast and Crew
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh had previously worked together in a romantic drama; Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Padmavati would be their next.
Deepika is the highest paid female actress in Bollywood with Rs. 12.65 crore. Soon she is going to be seen in her Hollywood debut, xXx: Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel, which will be on the floor on January 2017.
Ranveer Singh’s upcoming film based on youthful romantic drama is Befikre. It is slated to be released on December 9, 2016.
Prakash Kapadia has scripted Bajirao Mastani too.
Padmavati Release Date
Epic drama, Padmavati will be released on 17 November, 2017 and it will be distributed by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.
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