Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati Delays: Will not Release In 2017
Post success of Bajirao Mastani, the amount of people waiting fingercrossedly for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is humongous. Sad to announce that there is a bad news for them. The magnum opus was previously to release on 17th November, 2017. Seems like it is now confirmed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali has decided to postpone the release date. Consequently now Padmavati goes shifted to February next year.
The shooting of Padmavati delayed many times due to protests in Rajasthan. Needlessly the director producer has enough reasons to postpone the historical drama. Says a source, “SLB had an October 20 deadline, which is impossible to meet now. The workers’ strike took away a few important days. Meanwhile, two of the principal actors — Deepika and Shahid — also had free dates. So they took off on vacations. A lot of the shoot is still left. The major chunk may have been shot, but some big action sequences are still left. Ranveer’s portions as the young Alauddin Khilji, too, remain unshot.”
Padmavati Release Date Changes
The source furthermore adds, “The makers are planning to release it in February 2018. Apart from Anushka Sharma’s Pari (February 9, 2018), no other big film slotted for February.”
Padmavati stars Deepika Padukone in the titular role Rani Padmavati, Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji and Shahid Kapoor as Rawal Ratan Singh. While Aditi Rao Hydari, Danny Denzongpa, Neerja fame Jim Sarbh and Sonu Sood are there in the casting coup.
Salman Khan Shah Rukh Khan’s Upcoming Movies with Sanjay Leela Bhansali
In addition the news of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s collaboration with both Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan is buzzing around. Salman’s film is a film adoption of Amish Tripathi’s book ‘The Immortals of Meluha’. While SRK’s one will be a biopic of poet Sahir Ludhianvi.