Padmavati Trailer Review: Is A Monumental Achievement!

Padmavati Trailer Review: History was made at exactly 1.03 pm  on Monday  when  the trailer  of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati came to us. There are really no words to  describe what we see in the trailer. In one word the experience is indescribable.

The conflicts of war and ownership, the wages  of battle as  three warriors ready themselves for a fight to a bloody finish, are positioned in images that defy calibration,they only allow celebration.

 Padmavati  seems to be  a glorious celebration of heroism and valour brought  to us in the deepest shades of love passion and sacrifice.

Among  the many monumental achievements evident  in the trailer, there is  the persuasive conflict between duty and  love, between royal commitments and individual alliances.

Deepika Padukone looks ethereal as  the Maharani  while Shahid Kapoor as  the  king looks poised and prepared to wage any war that destiny or Bhansali may have lined up  for him.

Clearly Padmavati will be one more feather in Ranveer Singh’s cap. To the role of the Islamic invader he brings all the aggression and madness  of a  warrior on the edge.

 The brief trailer  has breathtaking aerial shots of Ranveer’s army marching towards invasion. I saw a  shot of Deepika running towards the balcony of her palace for a better  view of her invader’s progress. It reminded me of Aishwarya Rai running to the door of her husband’s home for one last glimpse  of the dying Devdas.

 There  is an aura of passionate doom and exhilarating reclamation clinging to every shot in Padmavati. The supreme technical  skills  on display in the trailer make  most of the  routine outputs  from Bollywood look wretchedly banal.

The trailer of Padmavati lifts our sagging spirits and gives  us hope for Indian cinema.

Who dares  to create such  panoramic epic images  in  today’s day and age? Who but Sanjay Leela Bhansali?

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