Padmavati, starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles is a tale of Rani Padmini or Padmavati who defended her morals during the invasion of Alauddin Khilji.
The trailer of this much awaited Bhansali’s next film, Padmavati was released today. It is said that the film is set for release on December 1 ,2017
Rani Padmavati has been seen as one of the proud Rajput heritage. Padmavati’s tale of defending her honour against the Muslim invader, Alauddin Khilji has been told through the years and has made her a historical figure in several novels, plays and television. While most history books speak of the birth, childhood and life of historical characters like Prithviraj Chauhan, Shivaji Maharaj, etc. the first mention of Padmavati was found in a 1540 CE Awadhi language poem by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. The poem, Padmavat mentions the beauty of Rani Padmavati and her association in Alauddin Khilji’s conquest of Chittorgarh.