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Watch Padmavati trailer: Shahid-Deepika’s love story is threatened by Ranveer’s menacing act as Alauddin Khilji

Starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, 'Padmavati', is all set to hit the theaters on December 1. The trailer is out and it is larger than life. Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is known for the grandeur in his films, returns to the director's chair after 'Bajirao Mastani' (2015).

Written by Sampada Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: October 9, 2017 7:36 pm
padmavati, shahid kapoor, ranveer singh, deepika padukone, padmavati trailer ‘Padmavati’ releases on December 1.

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Padmavati’, is one of the most awaited films of 2017. Starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini, Shahid Kapoor as Rawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji, the film is expected to be an epic saga. The film’s large scale and grandeur has been the talking point about and looking at the promo, it feels like SLB has delivered on his long standing tradition. The looks of the three lead characters has already received a lot of love from the audience.

The film is all set to release on December 1. This will be Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s third collaboration with Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone after ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ (2013) and ‘Bajirao Mastani’ (2015). However, this is Shahid Kapoor’s first project with the acclaimed director.

The film’s trailer shows the love story between Shahid and Deepika’s characters. But it is Ranveer’s character that completely takes away the cake. The grey shades of his character are brought out by his menacing eyes and one can certainly say, that Ranveer will walk away with all the accolades for this one. Ranveer Singh’s mannerisms look completely in tune with his character. Much like all of SLB’s films, the sets and the costumes in this one are extravagant.

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Ranveer Singh does not have any dialogue in the trailer of the film but one can expect that he will nail his part perfectly. His work in ‘Bajirao Mastani’ was highly applauded and the collaboration between the actor-director has worked wonders for both. Deepika Padukone’s costumes are regal and she looks completely mesmerising. Shahid Kapoor followed a strict gym routine to look perfect for the part. The actor was on a diet for 40 days during which he was supposed to consume 50 gms of brown rice and steamed vegetables on a daily basis. He also went off sugar and salt for 15 days so he could look perfect while his close-ups were being filmed.

The film releases on December 1.

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  1. A
    Oct 10, 2017 at 8:22 am
    I dont think these kinds of distortions which damage our culture should be supported..so we should not support this kinds of movies
    1. A
      Oct 10, 2017 at 8:21 am
      Its a shame that some people in bollywood are distorting history and insulting a royal queen just to attract muslims to watch their movie and earn money....
      1. C
        Oct 10, 2017 at 8:08 am
        bollywood is trying to show this pig terrorist alladin as a hero...this pig was a terrorists, who killed, tortured and converted a lot of hindus...these bollywood insects must be boycotted for glorifying an arab terrorist
        1. T
          Oct 9, 2017 at 5:28 pm
          Too much overacting and jewellery flaunting. Indian period movies are getting very similar look wise. They could have taken a fresh take. The war scenes look dated. Unimpressed!
          1. R
            Oct 9, 2017 at 5:24 pm
            It is fair to say that Ranveer is beginning to look like Khal Drago of "GOT" fame?
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