New Delhi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat (earlier Padmavati) has been surrounded by controversies ever since its inception. After much struggle, the makes have finally announced that the movie will release on January 25 and a new poster of the film, with the changed title, has also been unveiled.
Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the new poster of the film.
"Latest on #Padmaavat... * Cleared for release by CBFC with U/A certificate, post the incorporation of only 5 modifications. * 25 Jan 2018 release confirmed. * Will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. * Will have a global IMAX 3D release. Poster of #Padmaavat with new release date"
Latest on #Padmaavat...
* Cleared for release by CBFC with U/A certificate, post the incorporation of only 5 modifications.
* 25 Jan 2018 release confirmed.
* Will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
* Will have a global IMAX 3D release.
Poster of #Padmaavat with new release date pic.twitter.com/LFaNt7VH0d
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 14, 2018
The period drama, which will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will release with a U/A certificate after incorporating five modifications - including title change -suggested by the censor board.
Bhansali said in a statement: Padmaavat is a dream come true for me. I have always been fascinated by the stories of honour, valour and vigour of our great Rajput warriors that have been captured so beautifully in our literature and this movie is my homage to those glorious stories.
"I would also like to thank the entire film fraternity for supporting Viacom18 and Bhansali Productions through the entire production and pre-release phase and hope they like the film they so supported."
The movie stars Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji.
"Padmaavat is a cinematic masterpiece in every sense of the word. We hope we will surpass the expectations of our fans from across the world. We are humbled with the immense support we have received from the government authorities, the Central Board of Film Certification and the entire film fraternity," said Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18.
(With IANS Inputs)