No film in recent times has perhaps faced the kind of ferocious protests that ‘Padmaavat’ did before its release. The CBFC passed the film only after changing its title and then too it was not released in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. At the time of writing this article, the film had made Rs 270 crore (nett) in India and is a massive hit throughout the world.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmaavat released last week and within four days the film has entered the 100-crore club. The film has impressed people because of its performances and beautiful cinematic experience.
Padmavati starring Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh has finally been given a green signal from the Central Board of Film Certification. The movie helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is now set to release on January 25, 2018, trade sources confirmed to a popular trade analyst. Also, the CBFC had suggested a change in title.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati has been facing a lot of trouble since its announcement. After a string of protests by the Rajput Karni Sena, the makers were forced to postpone the film’s release date for political reasons. A leading agency tweeted, “Central Board of Film Certification had examining committee meeting on 28 Dec to review #Padmavati & decided to give it UA certificate along with some modifications & likely change of the title to Padmavat.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati has been facing a lot of issues and threats since the filming began. The Rajput Karni Sena and a few political leaders warned Bhansali that they will not let his movie release as it has a romantic dream sequence between Deepika’s and Ranveer’s character Rani Padmini and Alauddin.
Karan Johar is known for keeping his films larger than life with grandeur sets. Karan, who earlier was reported to have differences with Bhansali, was all praises for the latter at an event held today. Lauding SLB’s aesthetics, he said, “Deepika looks stunning [in Padmavati].
Karan Johar earlier purchased the rights of Amish Tripathi’s bestseller, Immortals of Meluha, for Shuddhi which was supposed to be inspired by the book. Well, the buzz is that apparently, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is keen on adapting the book into a film. A leading daily quoted a source saying that Sanjay Leela Bhansali has now shown interest in turning the book into a film.
Deepika Padukone was in the news recently when a photoshoot of hers went viral for its sensuous nature. News had it that a section of the audience did not take too kindly, their idol’s bold pictures. A daily had reported a source as saying, “Deepika is essaying the role of a historical character, a Rani (queen) in ‘Padmavati’ and to pose for steamy photoshoots right before the release of the film, is unacceptable to him (Sanjay Leela Bhansali).
Many have been wondering for quite some time as to when we will see Priyanka Chopra in a Bollywood movie. Last year in December, when Priyanka had come back to India from the US, there were rumours that she was signing a Bollywood movie but no confirmation was made. Then news started doing the rounds that Priyanka will be starring in the Sahir Ludhianvi biopic as the poetess Amrita Pritam.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali share a very close bond have known each other for years now. Later there were speculations of Aishwarya being approached for a cameo in Padmavati.
While most of our B-town ladies have taught us some major fashion lessons, Deepika Padukone tops the list. The film is a period drama, portraying the epic saga of the gorgeous Rani Padmini or Padmavati. Well, while you sit back and eagerly await the film’s first look, we bring to you a glimpse of Deepika’s best fashion moments from her past films.
Bollywood is flooded with actors and directors but there are a few film makers who have a soft corner for certain actors and cast them in almost every movie. In fact, the recent news that Deepika Padukone is the chosen one for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film Padmavati, only re-affirms the fact that there is a certain favouritism that prevails among Bollywood actors and directors. If rumours are to be believed, Bhansali is all set to cast his hit Jodi from Bajirao Mastani and Ram Leela – Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone for the movie.