Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati jointly produced by Bhansali and Viacom 18motion pictures is scheduled for its release on 17th November 2017. A few more months to go before for this film to be released which has the star cast of Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the leading roles.
The film is set in the dessert land of Rajasthan, in a dramatic segment of the Chittor fort . The story dates back to the historical times of the Turkic Ruler Alauddin Khiji of the Delhi Sultanate who is motivated to capture the beautiful queen Padmini , wife of the ruler of Mewar, Rana Rawal Ratan Singh .
Shahid Kapoor plays the role of the Ruler Rawal Ratan Singh while his beautiful wife is Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini while Ranveer Singh portrays the role of Alauddin Khilji who has an eye on the beautiful queen.
The pre-production shoot for the film began in July 2016 . Shreya Ghoshal has been roped in to sing the song composed by Bhansali himself for this film.
The music for this multi-starr film remains unannounced, however Shreya Ghoshal has completed her recording for the film rendered on Deepika Padukone on a traditional folk Dance on the sets that has been replica of the Chittorgarh Fort interior.
Rumours were around that Lata Mangeshkar has agreed to sing the Thumri song for the film however it was later stated that this news was not true.