Like every year, 2018 also brings with it tons of promising and awaited movies for which the fans have been waiting with their bated breaths. The year began with the release of one of the most controversial films of 2018, Padmaavat. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, this film made a blockbuster entry at the box office.
Talking about worldwide figures till date Padmaavat has collected 275.28 crores globally, adding up the Indian box office collection as well as overseas collection. Where the Indian box office collection stood at 155.50 crores (199.04 crores gross) and the overseas collection was 76.24 crores (overseas gross).It’s not even a week to the release of the film and it is almost there to enter the 300 crore club worldwide. The pace that this film has taken at the box office makes us predict that this film is set to break records one after the other.
Padmaavat is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film after a gap of three years; his last was Bajirao Mastani also starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in lead. His three back to back movies be it Ramleela, Bajirao Mastani or Padmaavat have seen Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh as the constant factors as leads, weaving their magic in the film.
Padmaavat had to go through a lot of turmoil to finally make it to the theatres. After facing hardships from the political group, Karni Sena as well as making cuts in the film as directed by CBFC, Padmaavat finally released on the 25th of January, 2018.