Padmavati


Padmavati is an Indian epic period drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Queen Padmavati, along Shahid Kapur as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Emperor Alauddin Khilji. The film also features Aditi Rao Hydari, Raza Murad and Jum Sarbh in supporting role. The film is produced jointly by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions. The movie is based on the epic poem Padmavat (1540) by Mohammad Jayasi. The films music is scored by Sanchit Balhara. The cinematography is done by Sudeep Chatterjee and edited by Jayanth Jadhar and Akiv Ali.

The film was initially scheduled for release on 1 December 2017. But the release was delayed due to numerous controversies. As of now, the release is stalled by the Central Board of Film Certification forcing new cuts.







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My Padmavati: Rajasthan's shame and a community's misplaced valour (Comment: Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Dec 10,2017   11:34 am
My Padmavati is a four-year-old in rural India, possibly in the desert state of Rajasthan. She is lucky to be alive. She has escaped sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. But her fight has just begun. As she enters her teens she will face the outlawed menace of child marriage, dowry demands, domestic violence and honour killing (in case she dares to select her life partner). That is if she till then has managed to ward off malnutrition, rape on her daily trips to find a lonely spot for defecation, sexual harassment, child trafficking and even accusations of witchcraft. View More..

'Tourism-oriented' state Goa may ban 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   5:48 pm
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Stating that a tourism-oriented state like Goa cannot afford law and order problems, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said he will "look into" the demand of the BJP state women's wing to ban the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Padmavati'. View More..

Hope audience gets Rawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   1:52 pm
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, one of the three lead actors of controversial film "Padmavati", hopes the audience understands his part as Rawal Ratan Singh. He feels it's a character that would make people want to be "better" in today's time. View More..

Oppose a film with another: Director Goel on 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 30,2017   11:14 pm
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Film director and author Jyotin Goel says threatening a filmmaker on a film is really horrifying and violence against someone's opinion is the end of civilization. View More..

Nobody gains from controversy around film: Salman on 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 30,2017   6:32 pm
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan finds it confusing to gauge the right and the wrong in the row over "Padmavati". However, he said a controversy around a film only leads to loss. View More..

Mulayam's daughter-in-law dances into Padmavati controversy

    Updated On : Nov 29,2017   6:28 pm
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' is yet to die down, a dance by Aparna Yadav, a daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, on the movie's song has created a political furore. View More..

'Padmavati' row 'dangerous' in the foreign film world's eyes

    Updated On : Nov 29,2017   12:32 pm
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) They don't know fact from fiction about fabled Rajput queen Padmavati, but the uproar over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" has made visiting international movie talent here sit up and take note of how "autocratic" and "dangerous" voices and actions are infringing on freedom of expression in India's film industry. View More..

Tollywood to observe 15-minute blackout against Padmavati protests

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   7:36 pm
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Denouncing the protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati", the Bengali film fraternity on Monday called for a "15-minute black out" in the entire industry on Tuesday afternoon. View More..

Media in Indore protests case against MP journalist, demands FIR cancellation

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   7:22 pm
Indore, Nov 27 (IANS) Journalists in Indore on Monday protested against the registration of a case against a senior media person from Neemuch for an alleged offensive Facebook post and demanded its cancellation. View More..

Journalist booked for Facebook post on rape

    Updated On : Nov 26,2017   8:42 pm
Bhopal, Nov 26 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh journalist has been booked for "disrespectful" comments directed at rape victims after state Home Minister Bhupendra Singh hinted at giving a rape victim the Padmavati award. View More..

BJP's Amu threatens Mamata with Surpanakha's fate, Trinamool's Anubrata hits back

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   10:18 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she said her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

BJP leader threatens Mamata with Surpanakha's fate, Bengal civil society protests

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   9:10 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the epic Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she asserted her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

'Padmavati' row: Kamal Haasan says Indians are being over sensitive

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   8:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who earlier came out in support of "Padmavati" actress Deepika Padukone amid protests and death threats hurled at her for being a part of the film, says people are being "over-sensitive" on the issue. View More..

BJP leader threatens Mamata that she would meet Surpanakha's fate

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   7:58 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the epic Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she asserted her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

It's hyper nationalism: Shabana Azmi on 'Padmavati' row

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   6:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Never one to mince words, Shabana Azmi believes India is experiencing hyper nationalism in context of the protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati". The veteran actress say the situation in the country is "alarming". View More..

'Padmavati' protests overhyped, we have to stop this nonsense: Kanwarani of Badnore

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   1:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Kanwarani Archana Singh, who belongs to an erstwhile royal Rajput family and is married to another royal, Kanwar Ranjay Singh of Badnore in Rajasthan, says the protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" are overhyped, and one has to "stop the nonsense". View More..

Film industry plans 15-minute 'blackout' in support of 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   12:20 am
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati", the Indian Films and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, is planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and "to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals". View More..

'Padmavati' should be released after necessary cuts: Athawale

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   9:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid the raging controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati", Union Minister of State (MoS) for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale on Friday said the movie should be released after deletion of "objectionable scenes". View More..

Amid 'Padmavati' row, man found hanging in Jaipur (Roundup)

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   7:18 pm
Jaipur/New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The body of a man was found hanging at Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort on Friday with messages denouncing "Padmavati" scribbled on rocks nearby even as passions for and against the controversial film continued to rage. View More..

'Padmavati' controversy: Body of man found hanging at Naharagarh Fort

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   6:28 pm
Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) The body of a 40-year-old man was found hanging from the outer walls of Nahargarh Fort here on Friday morning, with messages against the film "Padmavati" scribbled on rocks nearby. View More..