Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmavati is an upcoming Indian period drama film featuring Deepika Padukone in the lead role as Rani Padmavati, alongside Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.
All set to hit the big screens on 1st December 2017, Padmavati is based on the story of Sultan Alauddin Khilji and his obsessive love for Queen Padmavati of Chittor who was renowned for her beauty, intellect, and courage. Full of grandeur and royalty, the trailer of Padmavati was recently released. It fetched huge numbers in terms of engagement and views within less than 24hours.
Not to mention, people are going gaga over the aura of Bhansali’s magnificent creation and cannot wait for the film to hit the big screens already. However, the question remains that what can be the possible budget of Padmavati, a film which displays such enigmatic pomp and splendor. How much did the artists charge to deliver their respective roles? Let’s have a glimpse of the budget.
Shahid will be playing Padmavati’s husband and King of Chittor, Raja Rawal Singh in the film. As per the reports, the actor has charged Rs 8-10 crores for the much-anticipated film.
Playing the title role of Queen Padmavati, Deepika is reported to have charged a massive amount of Rs 11 crores.
Bold and full of life, Ranveer playing the negative character of Sultan Alauddin Khilji can certainly give you goosebumps. He has been paid around Rs 6-7 crore for enacting the role.
The man behind the epic film
Sanjay Leela Bhansali who creates magic by reconstructing history is one of the most gifted directors of the film industry. The production cost for the film is believed to be in the range of 130-140crores.
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