Padmaavat (Telugu version)

Padmaavat (Telugu version)

Padmaavat (Telugu version)

Indian epic period drama based on the epic poem Padmavat (1540) by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. Deepika Padukone is in the title role. Also released in Hindi (original) and Tamil.

2018Rating: M, Violence & content that may disturb164 minsIndiaHindi with English subtitles
Bollywood & Indian Cinema

Padmaavat (Telugu version) / Reviews

Times of India

Times of India

Granted, it could do with a tauter screenplay and shorter run-time but Padmaavat is an entertaining, large canvas experience, brought to life with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's stroke of visual brilliance.

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The National

The National

Ranveer Singh shines in his portrayal of Bhansali's Khilji as a heartless beast. He is menacing, brutal, passionate, unpredictable and exciting to watch.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Such excess could have proved deadening, but dynamic deployment of old-school star power keeps almost all its scenes alive with internal tensions.

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Reuters

Reuters

Khilji is depraved, crazed, perverted and violent, and yet he is the most interesting character in the film. Credit for that goes to Ranveer Singh, who gives in to Khilji's unhinged personality and makes it his own.

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Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times

It has enough to bedazzle you, so go for the sheen and Ranveer Singh's lunacy. After all, Padmaavat has passed so many hurdles to reach you.

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Gulf News

Gulf News

While all the actors were earnest in their roles, it's the reductive and predictable plot that lets them down.

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