Padmavati has been on the news since the start of the filming process be it the attack by the Karni Sena to the looks of its main characters.
The first look of the three lead characters: Deepika Padukone (Rani Padmini), Shahid Kapoor (Rawal Ratan Singh) and Ranveer Singh (Alauddin Khaliji) have garnered a lot of hype and appreciation from all spheres. Now, the director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, announced the trailer launch at 13:03 pm (IST). The timing of the trailer launch has a historical significance, as it was in 1303 AD that Rawal Singh fought Alauddin Khaliji. The trailer promises to give us a glimpse of what’s in store in this chef d’oeuvre -A time-honored romance between the characters.
Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, says, “Padmavati, the long cherished collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is our epic historical drama, a genre that is a favourite with the Indian moviegoer and celebrates mass Hindi cinema at its glorious best.”
Bhansali adds, “I`m overwhelmed by the love the film has received so far. `Padmavati` is a tribute to our brave Rajput men and women and a story that the entire country will be proud of."