Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period film Padmavati, starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor in the lead role is one of the most awaited films of 2017. In fact, after witnessing the grandeur of Baahubali 2 The Conclusion, the audience is eagerly waiting to experience the larger than life drama on the big screen once again. However, the film doesn’t hit screen until later this year.
However, India.com got its hands on the first look posters of Padmavati and they are intriguing to say the least. While the crew of the magnum opus continues to shoot the film across various locations in India, eager fans have decided to get creative and give their imagination some form through these Padmavati posters. Fans of Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, have re-imagined their stars as the characters they are set to play in the film. (ALSO READ: Makers of Padmavati deny rumours of increasing their budget after the success of Baahubali 2)
Taking inspiration from their royal looks from their earlier films and photoshoots, fans have laid bare their expectations from the film while expressing their anticipation for Padmavati. In most of these fan made posters of Padmavati, you can see Ranveer Singh (Allauddin Khilji’s) menacing avatar while Deepika Padukone, who plays the titular role of the quintessential queen, is portrayed in her elegant best, adorned in regal finesse. (ALSO READ: Whoa! Priyanka Chopra has already seen bits of Padmavati, and she is BLOWN!)
Take a look at some of the fan made Padmavati posters, which will surely make the wait all the more difficult.
Padmavati poster first look showing Deepika as the braveheart queen
Padmavati fan re-imagines the lead stars in their character avatars
This Padmavati poster has Deepika Padukone in her elegant best
Padmavati poster: We bet you can’t take your eye off this one
Padmavati poster starring Shahid, Deepika and Ranveer
Padmavati poster that pairs up Shahid and Deepika and portrays Ranveer Singh in his menacing avatar
Padmavati poster: Re-imagining Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini
Not just still posters, a few fans have gone a step ahead and come out with motion posters which outline what the film is all about. Watch the two videos below.
We also chanced upon a video that tells the real story behind the story of Rani Padmavati. In this one, the aim is to establish if the story of Padmavati is real or just a work of fiction. It also talks about the controversy that the film and its director Bhansali got into while touching upon the attacks on the Padmavati set, first in Rajasthan and then in Maharashtra. Check out the video below. (ALSO READ: Is this Ranveer Singh’s look as Alaudin Khilji from Padmavati? View pic)
The numerous fan-made posters and videos of Padmavati are gaining popularity on social media each passing day and this is great news for team Padmavati. This just goes to show the frenzy this Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer has already generated! Here’s hoping that all the rumours about a possible delay in the film’s release are just that – rumours! For now, Padmavati is slated to release in theatres on the 17 November, 2017.