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Will Deepika Padukone's 'Padmavati' release on this date?

Padmavati features Deepika Padukone in the titular role as Rani Padmini.

Will Deepika Padukone's 'Padmavati' release on this date?
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New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much-awaited period drama Padmavati has been in the news ever since the venture was announced. After much delay, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) finally gave it a green signal and cleared the film with a U/A certificate.

The film has been given U/A certificate without any cuts but has suggested that the director change the film's title to Padmavat besides making four other modifications.

The film which was earlier scheduled to release on December 1, 2017, will now apparently hit the screens on February 9, 2018, reportedly. According to, Padmavati will clash with Anushka Sharma's home production Pari which is coming out on the same date.

However, no official confirmation has been made by the makers as yet.

Padmavati features Deepika Padukone in the titular role as Rani Padmini, Shahid Kapoor plays Maharawal Ratan Singh whereas Ranveer Singh will be seen as Alauddin Khilji.

The film was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on December 1 but after facing major protests across the nation by fringe groups, its release date was pushed ahead for indefinite time.