Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has joined hands with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures for Padamavati. The film stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor. The pair of Ranveer and Deepika has already won the hearts of the country with Ramleela and Bajirao Mastani but in Padmavati they won’t be romancing each other.
The shooting for the film will commence shortly. Ranveer is currently busy promoting his December release Befikre and Deepika has completed the shooting for her Hollywood debut xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. Padmavati will releases in 2017.
According to reports, Ranveer plays the character of Alauddin Khilji, Deepika to play the role of Rani Padmini of Chittorgarh and Shahid will portray the character of Raja Rawal Ratan Singh of Mewar.