Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor is all set to start shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movie stars actress Deepika Padukone in the lead role of Rani Padmavati and Shahid will be seen playing the role of Raja Ratan Singh who was the husband of Rani Padmavati.
The ‘Haider’ actor Shahid posted a picture on Instagram which read the caption, “Day 1. #Padmavati wish me luck guys.”
Ranveer Singh will also be seen playing the character of Alauddin Khilji, who was the sultan of Delhi and fell in love with Rani Padmavati having known the fact that she is already married to Raja Ratan Singh.
On the other hand, Ranveer and Deepika have already worked with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Ram-Leela’ but Shahid will be coming together with the filmmaker for the very first time.
By:- Prishita Rathi