Padmaavat

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Padmaavat, previously titled Padmavati, is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language epic period drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmavati, alongside Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji. Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad and Anupriya Goenka feature in supporting roles. Based on the epic poem Padmavat (1540) by Malik Muhammad Jayasi, the film narrates the story of Padmavati, a legendary Rajput queen who committed jauhar to protect herself from Khilji, a ruthless Muslim king.

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  • When I walked out of the movie theatre screening Padmaavat, I was shaking in rage.

    Feb 2, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • With its lavish sets; catchy, narratively-driven songs; and powerhouse performances, Padmaavat is even greater than the sum of its already-commendable parts.

    Feb 1, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Padmaavat's sumptuous palace interiors and classically inspired music lend elegance to the film without overpowering it - a welcome shift in tone from the director of the lavish but uneven Devdas and Saawariya.

    Jan 29, 2018 | Full Review…
  • "Padmaavat" is a rare work of pop art that is both powerful and repugnant.

    Jan 29, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • A lavish 3-D pageant with the depth of a children's pop-up book.

    Jan 26, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Such excess could have proved deadening, but dynamic deployment of old-school star power keeps almost all its scenes alive with internal tensions.

    Jan 25, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Guardian
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