As the much awaited trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming periodic drama Padmavati finally released on Monday, October 9, it has gained immense appreciation from the audience as well as Bollywood celebrities.  The trailer has received excellent response from all over the world. Ranveer Singh, one of the main leads of the film, who is overwhelmed by the response took to his social media accounts to thank everyone for their love and kind wishes.

Ranveer Singh, who is playing the role of Alauddin Khilji in the film, wrote, ‘Senior peers, friends in the media and the trade, and most of all our beloved audience, Thank you, from the bottom of my heart to each and every one of you who have been so generous in effusively showering love and appreciation for our trailer. To witness this avalanche of praise across the board is unprecedented and overwhelming. It’s very rare and very, very humbling.’

Feeling lucky to have been a part of this historical movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the actor further added, ‘It’s a result of the blood, sweat and tears that our Team has poured into this mammoth effort. Sanjay sir, my crazy genius, the master craftsman. Has fought, suffered and sacrificed for this film — the success of this trailer is a testament to his sheer tenacity and iron will. What you’re seeing is the vision of a deeply passionate artist who has bared his infinite soul on celluloid. He is tireless and unrelenting in his pursuit of excellence. I am blessed to have had the privilege of being directed by him–he nurtures me and I learn from him and grow every day.’

The movie also stars Shahid Kapoor who plays the role of King of Chittor and Rani Padmini’s husband Maharawal Ratan Singh features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmini, alongside Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, and Aditi Rao Hydari.

While ‘Padmavati’ is Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s third collaboration with Bhansali after Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani, this movie marks Shahid’s first movie with Bhansali. Directed by prominent Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Padmavati’ is slated to hit the silver screens on December 1.

First Published | 10 October 2017 12:49 PM
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