Shahid Kapoor confirms Padmavati release date to be out soon

Lawrence Kim
December 21, 2017

We have not scheduled the film.

Asked if the controversy over the magnum opus put a dampener on his professional life in 2017, the 36-year-oldactor said the year held a lot of excitement for him as he gotto be a part of a "memorable" film like "Padmavati". "Even by conservative estimates the film won't be certified before the second week of January.And I don't think they can release the film before April-March. I will always stand by not just Sanjay sir but also Deepika, Ranveer, and Shahid for the film". To this, the actor said that he credits the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial for making his 2017 exciting. "There are at least 40 feature films in different languages waiting in the queue before Padmavati", the source said.

While the film industry across India supported team Padmavati, the makers' struggles to release the film isn't over yet.

Source at the censor board said that the makers of "Padmavati" had "unnecessarily complicated its case with an ambiguous disclaimer in its application for certification which stated that the film was partially based on historical facts".

Shahid Kapoor shares his two cents on Padmavati controversy.

Padmavati reportedly based on Padmavat by Malik Muhammad Jaysi in 1540 is inspired by one of the most glorious chapters of Indian history. Deepika's rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh will adding edge to the narrative as Alauddin Khilji.

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