Opened January, 25th 2018
Runtime 2 hr. 44 min.
Starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Anupriya Goenka
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
SynopsisSet in 1303 A.D. medieval India, this film is the story of honor, valor and obsession. Queen Padmavati is known for her exceptional beauty and is the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, and pride of the Kingdom of Chittor. The legend of her beauty reaches the reigning sultan of Hindustan - Allaudin Khilji. The sultan, who is a tyrant, is fixated with wanting anything that is of exceptional beauty for himself. He lays siege on the fortress of Chittorgarh. After a grueling six months, he returns to Delhi empty-handed. He becomes obsessed and now wants to capture Chittor and its Queen at any cost. He returns back with a bigger army and raging fury. He attacks Chittor with brutal force, and a bloody and fearsome battle takes place. Khilji manages to breach the fortress, but in vain, as the Queen chooses to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect her dignity.