Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ released in January this year, after facing immense protests across the country. The movie was mired in controversies ever since its inception and the release of the film had to be delayed.
Actor Ranveer Singh portrayed the role of Allaudin Khilji in the period-drama, Deepika Padukone essayed Rani Padmavati and Shahid Kapoor essayed the character of Maharawal Ratan Singh. The moment it hit the box office, Padmaavat was a blockbuster hit. The film made over Rs 500 Crores worldwide and all actors received immense praises for their roles.
Looks like the film’s success hasn’t stopped, the official Instagram handle of ‘Padmaavat’ shared that the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial has been selected in the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).
follow url “The world continues to shower their love on #Padmaavat. We’re selected in the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).”, shared the handle. Check out the Instagram post right here:
Initially titled Padmavati, the film was scheduled for release on December 1 last year. But owing to nationwide protests by Rajput groups over its historical content, the makers decided to defer the film. Moreover, the Central Board of Film Certification too hadn’t issued the clearance certificate.
‘Padmaavat’ was the third collaboration of Ranveer, Deepika and Bhansali. The trio had worked before in ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’.