Padmavati Movie Review: Story of a Rajput queen and her daring act

Padmavati Movie: Journalists refuted all the allegations as baseless after special screening of the movie

Padmavati movie is based on the poem Padmavat by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540. It is the story of a Rajput queen and her daring act to escape from the clutches of greedy Alauddin Khilji, people must watch Padmavati full movie.

Padmavati Movie Review: Brief story

Alauddin Khilji, the Turko-Afghan Muslim, was ruler of Delhi Sultanate. In 1303, he attacked Chittor in Rajputana and laid siege to the fort arguably to get Rani Padmini. Padmavati goes by the historical facts presented by the Sufi poet. The siege lasted may days resulting in Rajput warriors losing patience to stay back in the fort. They decide to go out and attack the enemy. The objective is to kill as many enemies as possible before falling down. In the fort, Rani Padmini decides to do jauhar (self-immolation) with other Rajput women to avoid being captured by the Muslim ruler. They performed jauhar to protect their honor.

Padmavati Movie Controversy

Dream love scene between Khilji and Padmini: Karni Sena of Rajasthan objected to a dream scene showing Khilji and Padmini in objectionable positions but this objection is ruled out by the filmmaker saying that no such scene exists in the movie.

Another objection was regarding the song “Ghoomar”. It is said that the Rani was shown dancing before public but the reality is just opposite. Rani Padmini danced for her husband and only before her husband. Other viewers in the hall were palace women.

Some people say that the film glorifies Alauddin Khilji. He was ruler of Delhi from 19 July 1206 to 4 January 1316. He’s seen in bad light as he subjugated Hindu kingdoms of Gujrat and present Rajasthan. But the filmmaker says that there is no glorification of Khilji in the movie. There is not a single shot in which Rani Padmini is shown with Khilji.

What filmmaker and actors have to say about the padmavati full movie?

Ranveer Singh is playing the negative character of Alauddin Khilji hence there is no question of glorifying khilji. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali invited senior journalists for special screening so that they can put the facts before public and calm the agitated minds.

Padmavati First Look & Poster

Deepika Padukone is seen in the full dress and jewelry of Rani Padmini. She looks beautiful and confident in the poster. She is shown standing with folded hands in a palace. In the background, there are other Rajput women prepared for the daring act of jauhar.
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Why watch the Padmavati movie?

Watching the movie is like listening to the Padmavat. It is a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film hence needs no introduction or promotion. The film has generated many ripples in the society but all the controversies are silenced. Some people will see the movie just because it is controversial.

Padmavati Full Movie Trivia

• Deepika Padukone became the most expensive actress by charging INR 12 crore for the role of Rani Padmini
• Hrithik Roshan was the first preference for Raja Rawal Ratan Singh and Salman Khan was selected for the role of villain
• Deepika and Ranveen don’t share a single frame in the movie
• Padmavati was insured for INR 160 crore to cover the loss

Directed – Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Produced – Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Bhansali Productions
Written – Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Screenplay – Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Starring – Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh,
Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh

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