Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” sparked controversy and angry mobs ensued. Heavy security was deployed as the film opened in movie theaters in India on the 25th of January.
We have a first-hand review from Mumbai, India. Sharada Iyer shares with us her view of the movie. Thank you, Sharada Iyer for the great review!
I managed to catch the ‘first day-first show’ of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmaavat’ yesterday evening amidst heavy police protection. The security arrangements were excellent and hats off to all the policemen who ensured that nothing would disturb us while watching the 3-D spectacle unfold on the big screen.
The film in every which way lives up to all the expectations of grandeur and extravagance associated with Bhansali films but this time the difference is that it is mounted on a 3-D format giving the viewer a newer, better and grander experience thus making the movie a must watch! The film is a glorious tribute to the valour and ideologies of the Rajput community.
As the film is based on a very popular legend and owing to the extraordinary publicity the film has garnered in the last few months, the basic plot really has no surprises…
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