It would be an understatement to say Deepika Padukone's movies with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Goliyon Ki Raasleela RamLeela (2013) and Bajirao Mastani (2015) - have done well at the box office. Besides earning critical acclaim, the actress has managed to connect with audiences across the country with her films. And now, Deepika, who is currently working with the director on a third project, has struck a chord with the people of Rajashtan with her new avatar - Rani Padmavati.
'Padmavati' has been creating all the right noise, in which Deepika is playing the role of the beautiful Rani Padmavati. The film is based on the dramatized account of the 1303 siege of Rajasthan. Interestingly, the reel Rajput Queen has struck a chord with the people of Rajasthan, way before the release of the movie.
The actress has been getting lots of letters from the people of Rajasthan saying that Deepika is the best choice for the role as she reflects the same poise and elegance as the queen. People of Rajasthan are very happy with Deepika being cast in the role of Rani Padmavati. She was the most courageous and beautiful woman at that time.
They have been saying they couldn't have imagined any one else in the role at all as she in her real life reflects the same attitude and timeless beauty. The actress has been inundated with emails and handwritten letters from people of Rajasthan expressing their happiness as to how she is the most suited for the role of Padmavati.
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Rani Padmavati was renowned across the Indian land for her beauty and only Deepika can carry off this legendary role. The actress has played very powerful characters in the past like Piku and Mastani and delivered power packed performances; hence, she would be the best to play the role of the courageous Padmavati as she has shown immense courage in her reel as well as real life.
A spokesperson of Deepika Padukone confirmed the news and added, "Deepika was emotionally moved with so much acceptance and love from her fans, more importantly by the people of the state."