WEB DESK: Deepika Padukone and Ranvir Singh’s starrer Bajirao Mastani’s official trailer was unveiled yesterday in Mumbai, adding more to the anticipation for the film, which is slated to open up in cinemas this December.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the two leading ladies Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra reportedly got emotional at the film’s trailer launch ceremony.
“I am overwhelmed…its not a movie it’s an experience. I might breakdown. It’s an amazing feeling. We have given our sweat, blood, tears, passion…lot of hard work,” Mid -day quoted Deepika as saying at the trailer launch.
“While we were doing `Ram Leela,’ we felt it is a big film. It was so difficult. `Ram Leela’ was a rehearsal….prep (preparation) for us,” the actress said, referring to her 2013 film with Ranveer, also directed by Bhansali.
Bhansali came on the stage and embraced the 29-year-old actress.He said,”I am in a confused state …it’s an emotional moment. It’s a film made out of passion…lot of talented people are part of it. There is a feeling of emptiness, sadness …as for 12 years we were working on it.”
Priyanka, made her attendance at the event through video conference. She said with teary eyes,”I am not there….I am missing being there. It’s a story that needed to be told. I am thankful to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for giving me this opportunity. It is love story of Bajirao and Mastani and I am happy I got to be an instrument in it.”
Ranveer, who plays the lead role of Bajirao, praised Bhansali for grandeur of his films’ sets and magnificence of on-screen characters.
“He is one of the finest filmmakers of Indian cinema. He is creatively brilliant….it’s a special film. His passion inspires me,” Bajirao said.
Check out the amazing trailer of the movie here:
Bajirao Mastani, a period film revolving around 18th century warrior Peshwa Bajirao’s romance, is set to hit big screens on December 18. It stars Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh in lead roles.