THE MAGNUM OPUS PADMAVATI COMES TO LIFE WITH FIRST SONG ‘GHOOMAR’
DEEPIKA PADUKONE & SHAHID KAPOOR’S COMPELLING COMPOSITION RELIVES THE MAJESTIC FOLK DANCE OF RAJASTHAN
the first song from revered director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s
highly anticipated film, Padmavati
, has released enthralling audiences with the song’s breath-taking palatial scenery, monumental garments and lead actress Deepika Padukone’s
Composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, sung by the exemplary talent that is the melodious Shreya Ghoshal and Swaroop Khan and choreographed
by Kruti Mahesh Midya, the spectacle features lead actors Deepika Padukone
and Shahid Kapoor
as they relive the renowned and illustrious dance forms of Rajasthan.
Considered an auspicious dance performed by Rajput women of Rajasthan, the dance form ‘Ghoomar’ is also traditionally performed by a new bride when she is welcomed into her marital home. A myriad of gracefulness and royal poise, the routine involves twirling in circles with perfectly coordinated hand movements and footwork.
stars Deepika Padukone
as the legendary Rajput queen from the kingdom of Chittor, Rani Padmini
. Shahid Kapoor
portrays the role of her husband, Maharawal Ratan Singh
, and probably the most daring of them all, the invader Sultan Alauddin Khilji
, essayed with sheer ferocity by Ranveer Singh
. The film also stars Jim Sarbh
and Aditi Rao Hydari
A fitting tribute to India’s glorious heritage, the classic Sanjay Leela Bhansali opulence converges cinematic brilliance with breath-taking visual effects and epic battle shots, transporting audiences into the glorious realm of 14th century Rajput Rajasthan.
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions, Padmavati is slated to release on 1st December 2017 through Paramount Pictures.