Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have signed on to play the roles of Allauddin Khilzi and Rani Padmavati roles respectively, which will hit cinemas in September.
According to Deccan Chronicle, Sanjay Leela Bhansali will begin shooting for his next film Padmavati in September and aims to finish shooting in six months.
Vicky Kaushal has also been finalised in the roster to play Deepika Padukone’s husband.
According to impeccable sources, Padmavati revolves around the tyrant Emperor Allauddin Khilzi and his obsession with the queen of Chittor, Rani Padmavati.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for his period films. The filmmaker has worked previously with Ranveer and Deepika in Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani. This will be their third collaboration and Deepika’s first project after returning from Hollywood. Knowing the history of this trio we won’t be surprised if Priyanka Chopra has a guest appearance!