1. Padmavati controversy: Did Alauddin Khilji really see Rani Padmini? Here is truth

Padmavati controversy: Did Alauddin Khilji really see Rani Padmini? Here is truth

Padmavati controversy: Rajput groups and some BJP members have accused Bhansali of distorting facts in the movie. A big question doing the rounds on social media is - whether Alauddin Khilji really saw the legendary beauty of Rani Padmini?

By: | Updated: November 20, 2017 7:01 PM
Padmavati, padmavati controvery, Deepika Padukone, Rani Padmini, padmavati protests, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Alauddin Khilji, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Maharawal Ratan Singh, raja ratan singh, chittorgarh, chittor, chittaur, padmini palace, jal mahal Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati has created a big hullabaloo in the country. (Photos from social media)

Undoubtedly Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati has created a big hullabaloo in the country. Not only  Bhansali, but actress Deepika Padukone has received serious threats from the Karni Sena members. The set of the movie was vandalised twice — in Jaipur and Kolhapur — and the director was roughed up by members of Karni Sena during the Jaipur schedule of the film earlier this year. Now, Deepika Padukone has been threatened by the Karni Sena group of physically harming her if the need arises. Rajput groups and some BJP members have accused Bhansali of distorting facts in the movie. A big question doing the rounds on social media is – whether Alauddin Khilji really saw the legendary beauty of Rani Padmini? An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) board at the entrance to ‘Padmini Palace’ in Chittorgarh carries this legend, “It is said that here Mahrawal Ratan Singh showed a glimpse of the legendary beauty of his wife Rani Padmini to Alauddin Khilji through a mirror. After which, Alauddin Khilji went to the extent of ravaging Chittaur in order to possess her.” Hence, according to ASI, Alauddin Khilji saw the beauty of Rani Padmini through a mirror and reportedly went to the extent of ravaging Chittaur in order to possess her. At present, the room, where Maharawal Ratan Singh is said to have showed Rani Padmini’s glimpse to Khilji, is sealed. Reportedly, Padmini stayed at ‘Jal Mahal’ when Khilji saw a glimpse of her. In March this year, Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) vandalised the mirrors. They reasoned that no mirrors existed in 1303.

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Initially, Padmavati movie stepped into eye of the storm after some unconfirmed reports said that there is a dream sequence between Deepika Padukone’s Padmavati and Ranveer Singh’s Alauddin Khilji characters. But, now Bhansali has already issued an appeal to clarify that there is no dream sequence between Padmavati and Khilji characters.

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On Tuesday, nearly 50 activists of Shri Rajput Karni Sena rampaged through a cinema hall in Kota to protest the screening of a teaser of Padmavati. The Karni Sena members vandalised booking counters, glass windows and gates, and office furniture of the theatre. They were also reported to have pelted stones at the theatre.

In Padmavati, Deepika Padukone plays the role of the Chittor queen, Shahid Kapoor features as Raja Ratan Singh while Ranveer Singh portrays Alauddin Khilji.

The film is scheduled to be released on December 1.

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    KAMALRAJU
    Nov 17, 2017 at 11:35 am
    If Ranveer Singh really wants to see legendary beauty of Deepkia let him see that arranged himself in private why Sanjay Leela Bhansali is arranging it every ofen in the name of making movie we did see that in Raam Leela too, If he needs let him make movies on Sardar Ji, Subhas JI even sports person that is also History and todays people who is concerened to Know what the happend 3000 years back. When today young generation many even dosent know Full name of Mr. M K Gandhi JI .
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      John Paulu
      Nov 17, 2017 at 12:36 am
      IF POLLED>>90 OF INDIA HATES TWISTED HISTORICAL FACTS>>BUT WE ARE AT MERCY OF BOLLYWOOD OF KHANS>>>>WE CANNOT EXPECT NOTHING MORE THAN DEMORALIZE HINDU>>>NOTHING EVER FROM PAST 50 YEARS CAME AGAINST ISLAM OR OTHER FAITHS>>>ONLY ONE FAITH IS ATTACKED AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN>>>PATHETIC
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        John Paulu
        Nov 17, 2017 at 12:28 am
        Out of many Histories....Sanjay leela wanted to highlight and express this LEELA only to Indian Audience .....The meaning of meaning was A muslim king saw indian queen and waged war and won and the indian queen self immolated in order not to get raped by muslim invader....WOW PATHETIC BOLLYWOOD AS ALWAYS>>>
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          John Paulu
          Nov 17, 2017 at 12:26 am
          Out of many Histories....Sanjay Leela wanted to show this LEELA to Indian Audience and Tries to Justify the SAME....PATHETIC BOLLYWOOD AS ALWAYS..
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          1. Abdulaziz Abid
            Nov 15, 2017 at 4:58 pm
            it is an abuse on rajputs. i dont accept this ficticiouse tale. india has historian. contact to them.
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              John Paulu
              Nov 17, 2017 at 12:30 am
              99 of Indians does not accept this twisted history ....but we are at mercy of Khallywood
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