Releasing Date: Jan 25, 2018
Run Time: 2 Hrs 44 Min
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Genre: Historical drama
Cast: Deepika Padukone, Shahid kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh
The film is an account on the legend of Rani Padmini a legendary Hindu Rajput queen.According to Padmavat, she was the wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh, the Rajput ruler of Mewar. In 1303, Alauddin Khilji, the Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, laid siege to the Chittor Fort in Rajputana. According to Padmaavat, Khilji led the invasion motivated by his desire to capture Rani Padmini. Rani Padmini is said to have committed jauhar to protect her honour.