Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor laud Deepika's performance in 'Padmaavat'

Veteran actors Rishi and Neetu Kapoor sent a bouquet to Deepika Padukone, praising her performance in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed Padmaavat.

Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor laud Deepika's performance in 'Padmaavat'

Mumbai: Veteran actors Rishi and Neetu Kapoor sent a bouquet to Deepika Padukone, praising her performance in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed Padmaavat.

The couple sent the bouguet after watching the film, which also stars Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, over the weekend.

They were especially impressed by Deepika's performance, who came alive as Rani Padmavati in the film, which has been marred by protests from various Rajput groups.

Deepika shared the picture of the bouquet the coupe sent to her on Instagram.

"Excellent work! So very proud of you. Love Neetu and Rishi," the note on the bouquet read.

The film was released on January 25 after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) cleared it last month with a 'U/A' certificate and five modifications, including title change from Padmavati to Padmaavat.

It had opened to select paid previews across the country on January 24 and collected Rs 5 crore, Viacom 18 sources said.

On its opening day i.E. January 25, the film minted Rs 19 crore, they said. 

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