Padmaavat actor Shahid Kapoor on Alauddin Khilji: Would have played it differently!

By Ankita Mohanty

Feb 2, 2018  Updated On : Apr 10, 2018

Padmaavat actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays MaharawalRatan Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s latest magnum opus `Padmaavat`, said he would have portrayed the ruthless Sultan AlauddinKhilji differently.

Shahid said that he does not want reveal the details. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the protagonist of all his films and his stars come next. All the characters are closely guided and scrutinized by the Sanjay.


His character of Rawal Ratan Singh is a composed personality and doesn`t give away much. He had to listen to music to get into the zone. The two characters Khilji and MaharawalRatan Singh were two opposite ends of a pole.

Padmaavat is based on Sufi poet Malik Jayasi`s Padmavati. The story revolves around Queen Padmavati, MaharawalRatan Singh, and Sultan AlauddinKhilji. The film `Padmaavat` released on January 25 and it has already crossed 100 crores at the box office despite not being released in few states due to protests by the Rajput Karni Sena which alleged that the film had distorted history.

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