Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next PADMAVATI starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor began its shoot.PADMAVATI GOES ON FLOORS
Bhansali's next touted magnum opus after BAJIRAO MASTANI, PADMAVATI is the onscreen account of the 1303 siege of the Chittor fort in Rajasthan by Alauddin Khilji who was fascinated by the beauty of queen Rani Padmini, the wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh.
Deepika Padukone will play the lead role of the Rajput queen and Shahid Kapoor who associates with Bhansali for the first time will play Raja Ratan Singh. Ranveer Singh will essay the role of Alauddin Khilji – The sultan of Delhi who was awed by the beauty of Padmavati.
CEO of Bhansali productions Shobha Sant made the announcement on the development by posting picture of the clap board from the set of the movie saying,”#GanpatiBappaMorya! #Excited. #Nervous. #NewBeginning.” Ain't that cool?”