Not Ranveer Singh, Bollywood’s Singham gets the role of ‘Alauddin Khilji’ in Padmavat, blockbuster film left out of hand
New Delhi: In the year 2018 film ‘Padmaavat’, Ranveer Singh blew the fans’ senses with his tremendous acting. Ranveer’s acting in the film surprised everyone. Seeing Ranveer’s character in the film, people felt that hardly anyone other than Ranveer would be able to play this character. However, Ranveer was not the first choice of the makers for this character. The character of ‘Alauddin Khilji’ in the film was first offered to Singham of Bollywood.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali was very cautious about the casting of the film ‘Padmavat’. Earlier the casting of this film could have been different. There was so much controversy on the character of Alauddin Khilji. Earlier some other actor was going to play this character. But this role came in the part of Ranveer Singh only after that actor rejected this role. It goes without saying that while Bhansali first thought of casting Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the role of Raja Ratan Singh, he had made up his mind to cast another actor for the role of Khilji as well. But Ranveer Singh got this character and he did complete justice to this character.
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This actor was first choice
According to a report in Koimoi, when Sanjay Leela Bhansali had made up his mind to make ‘Padmavat’, he wanted to cast Ajay Devgan for the most powerful role of this film i.e. ‘Alauddin Khilji’, but Ajay Devgan was not interested in his second wife at that time. Was shooting for the film. He did not have time to give his nod for this film. He had the problem of dates for ‘Padmavat’ and for this reason Ajay Devgan rejected the offer of the film. Only after this Bhansali approached Ranveer Singh for this character. Ranveer Singh immortalized this character with his brilliant acting. This film left by Ajay Devgan proved to be a milestone for Ranveer’s career.
The film was fiercely opposed before its release
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavat’ was earlier named ‘Padmavati’. But some organizations had expressed opposition regarding the name of the film, then somewhere later the name of this film was changed to ‘Padmavat’. There was a lot of controversy regarding Deepika’s character. There was a lot of controversy regarding her dress in a song of the film. But after a long controversy the film was released and proved to be a blockbuster. Ranveer Singh’s career got a new direction from this film. The audience gave more love to this film than expected.
Let us tell you that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavat’ had given indications of the film being a blockbuster by joining the 100 crore club in the first weekend itself. This history-making film earned a lot at the box office. Sanjay Leela Bhansali released this film after facing a lot of difficulties. But when the film came on screen, the happiness of the entire cast including Bhansali knew no bounds.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 21, 2023