Finally, the D-day of one of the most anticipated projects of Bollywood, Bajirao Mastani has arrived. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali waited almost 12 years to mount his dream project 'Bajirao Mastani' on the silver screen. For him, Bajirao Mastani is what 'Avatar' was for James Cameron.
This Ranveer Singh-Deepika
Padukone-Priyanka Chopra starrer is a
high-voltage historical drama and will surely renew your faith in
nothing but true love, and it will surely hit you right in the
Although, Bajirao Mastani is a historical love-saga, it
will be presented to the audiences through the director's creative
point of view, with not just the facts & history, but a lot
So get ready to find the answers to the many questions you have;
What is Bajirao Mastani all about? Is it worth a watch?
What is the movie's strength and weakness (if any)?
Bajirao Mastani Plot:
The movie, more than anything, is an extraordinary
representation of the fact that love is true and beyond religions.
And Bajirao (Ranveer Singh), the intrepid and heroic Peshwa who has
battled hard to win every war he has fought, fights even harder to
bring respect to his beloved Mastani (Deepika Padukone), who is
disliked by his wife Kashibai (Priyanka Chopra) and other members
of the Peshwa family.
The real drama starts when Bajirao's own mother (Tanvi Azmi)
conspires against Mastani. At one point, Bajirao is even asked to
choose between his Kingdom and Mastani. Will Bajirao win his war
for Mastani? For that, you have to watch the film!
What each of them sacrifices for their love and pride, forms the
crux of the story.
Only once in a blue moon, does every single character of the
film, (whether it be the lead role or side role) perform
exceptionally well and leave a long lasting impression on our mind!
Be it Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone or Priyanka Chopra, all have
given award-winning performances and it won't be wrong if we say,
it's difficult to choose one among them.
Ranveer & Deepika share screen space for a large part of the
movie while, Priyanka shares limited space. But her character is
extremely crucial and forms the climax of the film. We have no
words to describe the chemistry of Ranveer Singh & Deepika
Padukone. In fact, you won't even feel that they are portraying
their respective characters, they actually live as Bajirao &
Mastani. It's so real, so organic!
Bajirao Mastani Pros:
* From high-octane drama to the passionate romance, from grand
war scenes to heart melting tracks, Bajirao Mastani has
* Bajirao Mastani is a visual treat to all the fans out there.
It is SLB's best looking film. Grand war scenes? Check!
Breathtaking locations? Check! Frames filled up with colours and
* The whole story go along with a number of melodious tracks
with Marathi tadka, which fits perfectly to the beginning, climax
and ending of the film.
* The way Sanjay Leela Bhansali has executed the film is worth
giving a bow! His work is totally an outstanding artistry.
* I would really like to appreciate the vision of the costume
designer of the film, Anju Modi. All the looks of the characters on
big screen will leave you in awe and the credit goes to the lady
behind the costume designing!
Bajirao Mastani Cons:
* The only demerit, probably a huge one, which we found about
the film is that it is from a historical background, and that's why
it might fail to connect with a large number of the
PS: But, we appreciate Mr Bhansali for presenting the history in
the most beautiful way, possible!
* At times, you might feel that 'drag' but then, most of the
historical dramas gives you that feel.
It is surely a must watch, doesn't matter whether you are a
Deepika, Ranveer or Priyanka fan; no two opinions about it! A
perfect masterpiece by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Not forgetting to
mention, it's the kind of film that you will carry in your heart.
We give the movie 3 stars for the film and an extra half star for
the actors' mind blowing performances.
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Interesting Facts About The Film!
Initially, Sanjay Leela Bhansali wanted to cast Rani
Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor as Kashibai & Mastani. But later,
Deepika & Priyanka came on board and the rest, as they say is
Bajirao’s Real Ghost
Ranveer had once mentioned in a recent interview, while
promoting Bajirao Mastani that he had an encounter with the spirit
of real Maratha warrior, Peshwa Bajirao.
Tanvi Azmi Went Bald For The Film
Not only Ranveer, but actress Tanvi Azmi, who will be
seen playing the role of Bajirao's mother, also went bald to look
more promising in her character on-screen.
Birju Maharaj Trained Deepika For The Film
In the film, there is a special Kathak song for Deepika
Padukone, and for the same Deepika took training from the Kathak
dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj.
Deepika’s War Scene Attire’s Weight
Apparently, Deepika Padukone had shot for the war
sequences, while sporting a nearly 20 Kg armour. Isn't that
amazing? You go girl!
Jewellery Worth Rs 3 Crores For BM’s Trio
Yes, you read it right. Interestingly, these jewellery
and costumes were brought to the sets of Bajirao Mastani with
special security, everyday. And to avoid any mishap, accessories
were always transported to and from the sets with the special