Padmavati to be released on 9th February 2018!!!???
Is Padmavati all set to rule the theatres this ( almost) Valentines?
Dec 28, 2017 Updated On : Apr 18, 2018
Padmaavat has been making headlines since its conception. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie which was due for release on December 1st, 2017 has been facing indefinite delay due to many reasons. From sending death threats to burning down sets, conservatives all over the country have been slamming the movie on various grounds. Padmavati controversies are the talk of the town.
The movie starring Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, and Deepika Padukone is based on real-life story of the 12th-century queen Padmini of Chittorgarh. Although there are a lot many controversies regarding the existence of any such character in history, the tale of this princess is a bone-chilling one. Stories ( and references from Malik Muhammad Jayasi`s Padmavat) speak of a ghastly tale where in this braveheart walking into a pyre, over Allaudin Khilji`s lustful intentions. Padmaavat will be the fourth on-screen reunion for real-life lovers Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.
Fan`s however, now, can take a sigh of release as sources have revealed the tentative release date to be set on February 9, 2018. Reliable reports in Box Office India have stated that the overseas distributors have sent a schedule to theatre chains in US/Canada which carry the date to be February 9, 2018. Which, is again subject to controversies and change.
Bombay High Court has condemned the threats to the film and those attached to it quote, "Here, we have a situation in which a chief minister says he will not allow the movie to be released. Tomorrow, people will not be able to conduct meetings and express their views."