Padmaavat (2018)

Release Date

Padmaavat, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, graced the silver screen on January 25, 2018. The film generated immense buzz and anticipation due to its opulent sets, stunning visuals, and powerful performances.

Cast and Characters

Padmaavat boasts a stellar ensemble cast that brings the characters to life with their exceptional performances. Here are the key members of the cast and the roles they portrayed:

  1. Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati: Deepika Padukone mesmerizes the audience with her portrayal of Rani Padmavati, the legendary queen known for her beauty, grace, and valor. Her performance embodies the strength and dignity of the character.
  2. Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor delivers a remarkable performance as Maharawal Ratan Singh, the noble and courageous Rajput king. His portrayal showcases the honor and integrity of the character.
  3. Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji: Ranveer Singh steals the show with his portrayal of Sultan Alauddin Khilji, the powerful and enigmatic ruler. His intense and riveting performance adds depth and complexity to the antagonist.
  4. Aditi Rao Hydari as Mehrunissa: Aditi Rao Hydari shines in the role of Mehrunissa, a character that brings a touch of elegance and compassion to the narrative.


Padmaavat narrates the legendary tale of Rani Padmavati, Maharawal Ratan Singh, and Sultan Alauddin Khilji. Set in the 13th century, the film unfolds as a mesmerizing saga of love, honor, and sacrifice.

The story follows Rani Padmavati, renowned for her unparalleled beauty and valor, and Maharawal Ratan Singh, the ruler of Mewar. Their idyllic kingdom faces a grave threat when Sultan Alauddin Khilji, driven by his obsession for Padmavati, sets out to conquer Mewar.

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Padmaavat showcases the courage and determination of Rani Padmavati, the unwavering loyalty of Maharawal Ratan Singh, and the relentless pursuit of power by Sultan Alauddin Khilji. The film captures the essence of love, sacrifice, and the indomitable spirit of its characters.

Reviews and Reception

Padmaavat received critical acclaim and struck a chord with the audience upon its release. Here are some excerpts from the reviews:

  • “Padmaavat is a visual spectacle, a grand cinematic experience that immerses you in the world of valiant Rajput warriors and their timeless tale.” – The Telugu Times
  • “Deepika Padukone’s portrayal of Rani Padmavati is breathtaking, capturing the grace and strength of the iconic

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