Bollywood’s most talented and veteran filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali who has been busy carving out classics of Indian cinema is back with his next film titled Padmavati. The film has been based on the life story of warrior queen Rani Padmavati and it features Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh in the lead roles. The movie faced heat after a section of Rajputs opposed the film’s release and considering the levels of agitation, the makers wanted to calm down and postponed the film’s release from December 1st.
Padmavati recently completed all the censor formalities and the film has been suggested cuts along with the change in title to ‘Padmavat’. Now the latest update is that the makers are keen on releasing the film on January 25th during the Republic Day weekend. With no other release dates available, the film will hit the screens during the Republic Day season. Akshay Kumar’s Padman will hit the screens as scheduled while Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary has been pushed to February 9th release. Made on a massive budget, Padmavat has been produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films.