Deepika Celebrates 5 Years To Baji Rao Mastani
Adds A Heartfelt Note For Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Deepika Padukone has shared a touching message on the five-year anniversary of her film, Baji Rao Mastani, along with an unseen picture with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She wrote about the significance of her character, Mastani.
The behind-the-scenes picture shows Deepika in costume, sharing a laugh with Bhansali. She looks stunning in heavy ethnic attire, with a dupatta on her head and a jhumar adorning her forehead. She is also seen wearing a nose ring and multiple heavy necklaces.
Sharing the picture, she wrote, “Whether in love or war, Mastani was fuelled by her passion, unafraid to write her own destiny, no matter how perilous the path. She never bowed down and always stood her ground with a fierce dignity and a love so strong that its burning embers seared through every societal constraint, to join both her and her lover’s names, for all of eternity... @ranveersingh @priyankachopra @bhansaliproductions #5YearsOfMastani #5YearsOfBajiraoMastani #BajiraoMastani.”
In 2015, the film was in reality a visual treat for the crowd and film enthusiasts. Deepika really did equity to her character with flawlessness. During an interview, the diva additionally shared that the characteristics of Mastani are something that each woman has, "We may not be warriors, but we women have survival and fighting instinct. Every woman is a lover and nurturer. All these qualities are there in every woman".
Deepika had starred opposite now husband Ranveer Singh in the film. While Deepika played the role of Mastani, Ranveer played PeshwaBajirao and Priyanka Chopra played his wife, Kashibai. This was Ranveer and Deepika’s second film together with Bhansali after 2013’s Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.
While Ranveer shared the trailer of the film on his instagram stories, Priyanka also reminisced about it. She called Kashibai one of the hardest parts of her career, and had to learn Marathi for it. Or the multiple dance sequances for the films. She had tweeted, “Didn’t even realize how tired I was till I touched my bed.#BajiraoMastani is so intense that I’m depleted!#Kashi is one of my hardest parts!”