New Delhi: Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is known for his grand style of filmmaking, recently got mesmerised by the charm of Deepika Padukone. Yes, you read that right. It all happened the day his upcoming movie 'Padmavati' went on the floors.
When SLB saw DP's Rani Padmini, he reportedly felt captivated by her grace. It is also being said that this was the first time when Sanjay saw Deepika in her character and finally believed that his much ambitious film has kick started!
Upcoming period drama 'Padmavati' tells the tale of Alauddin Khilji and his obsessive love for Queen of Chittor Padmini, who was known for her beauty, intellect and courage.
With this movie, the 30-year-old actress, Ranveer Singh, who will be playing Alauddin Khilji, and Bhansali will mark a hat trick, post 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela' and 'Bajirao Mastani.' The movie will aslo see Shahid Kapoor, portraying Padmini's husband, King Ratansen of Chittor.
Spokesperson added, "Deepika has started the shoot of the film and is loving every bit of it. This would be her third film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The duo shares an incredible rapport and she is glad to be shooting for it.
(With ANI inputs)