Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat is proving to be unstoppable as it goes on to become the director’s biggest film of his career.
The Deepika-Ranveer starrer has till date raked in a whopping Rs. 525 crores worldwide at the Box Office.
Padmaavat has beaten the records of the director’s previous films, including the top grossers Bajirao Mastani and Ram Leela, in terms of its Box Office collections.
The film has been able to rise above the massive protests against the film across the country that had led to the film being banned in certain states including Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali expressed his gratitude towards the audience for accepting the film and allowing him to present the rich Indian culture to the viewers.
He said, "It’s a special feeling when your film receives so much love from audiences across the world. Padmaavat is a film that`s very close to my heart because I wanted to present our rich Indian culture to the rest of the world via the medium of cinema. As a filmmaker, there can be no better feeling than seeing audiences react so positively".
Padmaavat stars Shahid Kapoor as Maharwal Ratan Singh alongside Deepika Padukone playing Padmaavati and Ranveer Singh as Allaudin Khilji.