Padmaavat collections: Bhansali's magnum opus rakes in Rs 253 cr at Box Office

The film was initially scheduled to hit the screens on December 1, 2017.

Padmaavat collections: Bhansali's magnum opus rakes in Rs 253 cr at Box Office

New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmaavat' has shattered many Box Office records and is still going strong. It has been one of the most talked about ventures of the director of late.

Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the latest figures.

'Padmaavat' finally saw the light of the day on January 25, 2018, amid much hullaballoo. The film faced massive protests from certain fringe groups across the nation, demanding a pan India ban on the period drama.

The film was initially scheduled to hit the screens on December 1, 2017. It stars Deepika Padukone in the titular role of Rani Padmavati while Shahid Kapoor plays her on-screen husband Maharawal Ratan Singh.

Ranveer Singh plays Alauddin Khilji in the period drama respectively. The actors have received huge appreciation coming in from all the corners of the world for their impeccable performances.

The film is based on the epic poem 'Padmavat' which was written in 1540 by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi.