The controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat seems to have helped the film's box office collections, with the movie comfortably crossing the Rs 100 crore mark in just four days since its release.
He said playing Khilji was an "extremely turbulent emotional experience".
"The jauhar speech was done in one take. Everyone was quiet. They had kept three days for this but we did it in half a day". "I find her journey so relevant today", Deepika was quoted as saying.
Talking about he prepared for the role, Ranveer earlier told HT, "I did prep [for it] the way I usually do for my other films".
The movie, based on 16th century poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi's Padmavat, also stars Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor. MEANWHILE. Felt reduced to a vagina only: Swara on Padmaavat Actress Swara Bhasker has, in a scathing comment on Padmaavat, said she felt like a "vagina only" after watching the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial.
For Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, the film is on course to be yet another 100 Crore Club entry after Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani. But what gratified her more was that her parents praised her performance.
Internationally, too, the film is faring much better than expected. During the shooting, protests erupted in parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan and other northern states with the Rajput Karni Sena claiming that the film contained factual inaccuracies and that it depicted the Rajput community in poor light. They had no idea about Padmaavat and the story. He said, "I was very nervous because I was the new addition to the team". Shahid also thanked Mira for her support during the filming of Padmaavat. The movie had collected Rs 5 crore on January 24 (paid reviews), Rs 19 crore on Day 1 of the release and managed to earn Rs 32 crore on Friday bringing the total collection of the film to Rs 56 crore. I can never be disillusioned because being in films is the greatest gift of my life.