Padmaavat: News

03 May 2024


'Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar' connects India and Pakistan, says Bhansali

Renowned Indian filmmaker, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, has recently launched a streaming series that highlights the shared cultural heritage of India and Pakistan.

06 Dec 2023


Rajasthan bandh today against Karni Sena chief's murder at home

Supporters of Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi have called for a Rajasthan bandh (shutdown) on Wednesday to protest against his killing.

05 Dec 2023


Jaipur: Karni Sena chief shot dead, gangster claims responsibility

Unidentified gunmen shot dead Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi in broad daylight in Rajasthan's Jaipur on Tuesday.

13 Sep 2023


Sanjay Leela Bhansali-Shahid Kapoor to collaborate for a 'masala' entertainer

Shahid Kapoor and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are reportedly discussing a new project together. The film is said to be a commercial masala entertainer, with the script already developed by Bhansali's team of writers.

11 May 2023

Deepika Padukone

Despite political controversies, Deepika Padukone's success graph continues to soar 

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone has added another feather to her cap by being on the cover page of the prestigious TIME magazine, which has christened her "the most popular Bollywood actress."

19 Apr 2023


'Adipurush' aside, films that underwent changes due to public backlash

When the teaser of Prabhas-led Adipurush was released in October 2022, it met with widespread criticism over its VFX.

20 Jul 2022

Deepika Padukone

#AllAboutFees: Charting Deepika Padukone's pay graph through the years

Deepika Padukone is one of the most bankable actors in the industry.

19 Jul 2022


#AllAboutFees: Charting Ranveer Singh's pay graph through the years

Ranveer Singh is undoubtedly one of the best actors in Bollywood right now.

09 Aug 2021

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's silver-jubilee in showbiz: Rating his best six

Ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has completed 25 years in Bollywood.

08 Jul 2021

Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh completes a decade in Bollywood, fans celebrate feat

Arijit Singh, who has enthralled and impressed us with his soulful renditions, has completed a decade in the Bollywood music industry.

31 May 2021

Akshay Kumar

After 'Padmaavat', Karni Sena's next target is Akshay Kumar's 'Prithviraj'

Yash Raj Films' period drama Prithviraj, based on the life of celebrated emperor Prithviraj Chauhan, has run into trouble with the infamous Karni Sena.

28 Dec 2020

Alia Bhatt

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie lands in legal trouble

Alia Bhatt's upcoming movie, Gangubai Kathiawadi has landed in legal trouble, as a case against the actor, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Bhansali Productions, has been filed by Gangubai's son, Babuji Rawji Shah.

15 Dec 2019

Delhi High Court

Petition filed against Ajay Devgn's 'Tanhaji' in Delhi High Court

Barely days after massive protests were carried out against period drama movie Panipat, another history-based film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has landed into a legal soup, over alleged distortion of history.

20 Sep 2019

Deepika Padukone

Ranveer's Madame Tussauds wax statue to stand beside wife Deepika's

When Ranveer Singh attended IIFA Awards 2019, he made sure that he grabs all the attention, given his nature.

10 Jul 2019

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid's 'Kabir Singh' beats 'Sanju', 'Padmaavat' at the box office

There is no stopping Shahid Kapoor's Kabir Singh, as the movie, in its third week, has maintained its momentum at box office.

20 Mar 2019

Deepika Padukone

#ZeeCineAwards2019: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone win top laurels

Yesterday, all Bollywood stars gathered in one place because of Zee Cine Awards 2019.

08 Mar 2019

Karan Johar

#WomenOfKalank: Alia looks breathtaking as Roop, reminds of Padmaavat's Deepika

After teasing the audience with the stupendous posters of 'Men of Kalank', producer Karan Johar marked the International Women's Day by unveiling the 'Women of Kalank'.

21 Feb 2019

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer to charge a whopping amount for '83. Read details

Ranveer Singh is enjoying the best phase of his life. With three back-to-back blockbusters, he is certainly on top of his game at the moment.

07 Feb 2019

Deepika Padukone

You'll see a disfigured Deepika in 'Chhapaak', says Meghna Gulzar

2018 was quite eventful for Deepika Padukone.

02 Feb 2019

Vicky Kaushal

After shattering box-office records, 'Uri' to enter Rs. 200cr club

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike hit gold at the box office. The movie, which is winning hearts since release, has minted Rs. 174.43cr so far.

01 Feb 2019

Indian Army

Vicky's 'Uri' creates record; beats 'Padmaavat', 'Sanju' in third week

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike has been wreaking havoc at the box office. The movie made a collection of over Rs. 167.48cr in three weeks.

15 Jan 2019

Ranveer Singh

#GullyBoy: Here's how Ranveer Singh prepared for his role

Ranveer Singh is the man of the hour. After impressing us in Padmaavat and Simmba, the actor is back to sweep us off our feet as Gully Boy.

14 Jan 2019

Karan Johar

Love like Rawal loved Padmavati: Shahid tells Deepika's husband Ranveer

Shahid Kapoor is a doting husband and has raised the bar for all men around.

12 Jun 2018


Aamir Khan, most famous international star in China: Consul General

The Chinese Consul General in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu, said Aamir Khan is the most famous international film star in China.

23 Apr 2018


SC dismisses plea seeking deletion of 'Jauhar' scene in 'Padmaavat'

In a victory for the entire team of 'Padmaavat', the Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking deletion of scenes from the film.

20 Apr 2018

Ranveer Singh

Another milestone for 'Padmaavat' as it completes 75 days

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' continues its glorious run at the box office. The film has already crossed the coveted Rs. 300 crore mark and is still going strong.

10 Apr 2018

Ranveer Singh

'Padmaavat': Ranveer Singh to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

Ranveer Singh gave a performance of a lifetime in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum-opus 'Padmaavat'.

31 Mar 2018


Deepika and Ranveer expected to tie the knot by year-end

The marriage of Bollywood superstars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh has been one of the favorite topics of the gossip mongers.

17 Mar 2018


'Padmaavat' gloriously marches into the Rs. 300 crore club

'Padmaavat' has scripted history as it has become Bollywood's first non-Khan starrer to enter the coveted Rs. 300 crore club at the domestic box office.

11 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

Azam Khan's fierce response to Jaya Prada's 'Khilji' jibe

Furious over Jaya Prada for likening him to evil Sultan Alauddin Khilji of 'Padmaavat, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has sniped back at the actor-turned-politician.

28 Feb 2018


'Padmaavat' surpasses 'Tiger Zinda Hai' at worldwide box office

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' has done the unexpected. The film has gone past Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' at the worldwide box office.

21 Feb 2018


Here's why SRK did not speak up during 'Padmaavat' row

'Padmaavat' did not find much vocal support from the film fraternity when it was being opposed by the fringe groups. Most of the Bollywood celebrities refrained from speaking up on the matter which led to all sorts of perceptions.

15 Feb 2018


Post 'Padmaavat', Shahid Kapoor's career gets a massive boost

For an actor whose previous highest grossing movie stood at a meager Rs. 68 crore to now have a Rs. 250 crore plus blockbuster to his name is quite a feat. The actor in mention here is Shahid Kapoor who took massive strides with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat'.

10 Feb 2018


The 'apparent' cold-war between Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor

Both Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor gave exemplary performances in 'Padmaavat', but a statement left some kind of bad blood between them.

05 Feb 2018


What kept him going? Sanjay Leela Bhansali answers

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' is scripting history at the Box Office, with latest reports suggesting it has entered the Rs. 200 crore club. But anyone following the news would know this wasn't easy.

03 Feb 2018


Karni Sena withdraws anti-Padmaavat protest, admits film glorifies Rajput valor

Taking a massive U-turn, Karni Sena, the Rajput fringe group that wanted a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, has finally decided to withdraw its year-long protest.

02 Feb 2018

Deepika Padukone

'Ghoomar on Ice' by figure skating champion goes viral

'Padmaavat' has had its shares of downs, but now that it has been released, it's causing a storm among fans.

30 Jan 2018


Ranveer has already received an award for 'Padmaavat'. Here's how

Actor Ranveer Singh, who has been showered with endless praises for his portrayal of beast Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat, is over-the-moon happy for having received a letter of appreciation from his idol, Amitabh Bachchan.

30 Jan 2018


No 'Padmaavat' for audience in Malaysia

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus might have seen the light of day in India, but seems like the film is not welcome in Malaysia.

29 Jan 2018


Padmaavat makes a royal entry to the Rs. 100cr club

Finally, there seems to be no stopping for the recently unleashed cinematic beast, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmaavat'. Right on its fourth day, it makes a regal entry to the Rs. 100-cr club.

27 Jan 2018


Despite hurdles, 'Padmaavat' mints Rs. 50 crore on second day

Padmaavat had to undergo a lengthy battle to see the light of day. Its release was marred by violence and arson in several states.

27 Jan 2018


Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival

The self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture and tradition have done it again. Their latest victim is Censor Board chief, Prasoon Joshi. He won't be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) after Rajput organization Karni Sena threatened to create a ruckus.

27 Jan 2018


Gurgaon's Ambience Mall "cancels" Padmaavat screening to mislead miscreants

To mislead miscreants protesting against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat, Gurgaon's Ambience Mall recently pasted cancellation circulars of the movie at the mall.

26 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Padmaavat earns Rs.18cr on Day-1, R-Day weekend to boost business

Padmaavat had to undergo a lengthy battle to see the light of day. Its release was marred by violence and arson in several states.

25 Jan 2018


All you need to know about the Karni Sena

Even as the film Padmaavat hits the screen, Rajput Karni Sena's protests have made the screening difficult in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan.

25 Jan 2018


Schools forced to shut as Padmaavat releases

Protests over Padmaavat reached a violent high as the movie released today. School-buses have been attacked, self-immolation attempts made and rioters clashed with police.

24 Jan 2018


India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release

A day ahead of the release of Padmaavat, protests, violence and arson were reported from different places including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat, states that had banned the movie.

24 Jan 2018


Padmaavat movie review: Ranveer Singh walks away with the crown

Contrary to all the rants we have been hearing about this Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial 'Padmaavat', it is nothing but a breath of fresh air around the rather claustrophobic activities we have been witnessing for the past 3 months.

23 Jan 2018


With two days remaining, what would become of Padmaavat?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat is no longer just a film. Though the period drama isn't political, watching it would be.

22 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Rajput women threaten to kill themselves if Padmaavat released

On Sunday, thousands of Rajput women went on a 'Chetavani Rally' in Chittorgarh, a warning to the administration that if 'Padmaavat' is released, they will commit 'jauhar.'

20 Jan 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

Gujarat's multiplex owners have decided not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat as they face threats from fringe groups like Karni Sena, that could lead to loss of property and business.

20 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Lawyer Harish Salve threatened for defending 'Padmaavat'; files police complaint

The Delhi Police filed an FIR on Friday against an unknown person for allegedly threatening senior lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Padmaavat's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the Supreme Court recently.

19 Jan 2018


Padmaavat effect: 'PadMan' postpones its release date

Just a few days ago, the lead actor of 'PadMan' Akshay had said that the clash with 'Padmaavat' doesn't affect him.

New controversies embroil Padmaavat, post SC's ban-lifting

The makers of Padmaavat heaved a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court allowed a nation-wide release, earlier today. But now the Karni Sena threatens dire consequences if the film is released in any state, despite SC's order.

16 Jan 2018


After Gujarat & Rajasthan, Haryana joins Padmaavat "ban" wagon

Only 9 days are left for the release of the most-awaited film of the year 'Padmaavat'. But, it is a long road ahead for the makers.

16 Jan 2018


'Padmaavat' becomes first Indian movie to have an IMAX-3D release

The most-awaited movie of the year, Padmaavat, has finally seen the day of light. It has now got a release date of January 25.

14 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Padmaavat to hit theatres on 25th January

The makers of the controversy-ridden epic period drama Padmaavat (previously titled 'Padmavati') have officially announced the film's release date.

14 Jan 2018


Padmaavat: Here's what happens when 'I' is dropped

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati is now called Padmaavat.

13 Jan 2018

Sri Lanka

Now, Sri Lankan Prime Minister wants to watch 'Padmaavat'

One can say that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' that has constantly been marred by controversies has finally seen the day of light. It is slated to be released on January 25.

12 Jan 2018


Padmaavat banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himachal despite censor board approval

As the controversial Padmaavat moves towards its January 25 release after having cleared a long-drawn battle, it might still suffer as one state after another ban the film.

10 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Saif Ali Khan will watch 'Padmavat' before 'Padman'

Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is gearing up for his big release 'Kaalkaandi', recently spoke at length about the controversy laden movie 'Padmavat'.

06 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Padmavati: Karni Sena demands complete ban on the film

Earlier, the censor board had asked the makers of Padmavati to modify the movie a bit.