Padmavati | Official Trailer | 1st December | Ranveer Singh | Shahid Kapoor | Deepika Padukone
Padmavati is an upcoming Indian drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali the film features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmini, alongside Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, and Aditi Rao Hydari. The film was originally scheduled for release on 17 November 2017, but protests in Rajasthan impacted filming and the release was pushed to 1 December 2017 .
- Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini
- Shahid Kapoor as Rawal Ratan Singh
- Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji
- Aditi Rao Hydari as Kamala Devi
- Jim Sarbh as Malik Naib Kafur
The film is a fictionalized account on the legend of Rani Padmini a legendary Hindu Rajput queen, mentioned in Padmavati. According to Padmavati, she was the wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh, the Rajput ruler of Mewar. In 1303, Alauddin Khilji , the Turkey ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, laid siege to the Chittor Fort in Rajputana. According to Padmavati , Khilji led the invasion motivated by his desire to capture Rani Padmini. Rani padmini committed jauhar (self immolation) to protect her honour.