Padmavati trailer crosses15 million views in 24 hours, beats record of Baahubali 2

Mumbai: The much awaited trailer of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama ‘Padmavati’ was released on Monday and it has crossed 15 million views on YouTube in 24 hours, beating the record of ‘Baahubali 2’.

The trailer of ‘Padmavati’, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, was unveiled on the You Tube channel of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures on Monday evening. The 3.09-minute-long video has registered 15,258,415 views, 3,25,000 likes, 26,000 dislikes and 35,103 comments in less than 24 hours. The video has also received 20,671,000 views, 385,000 likes, 33,000 dislikes and 43,187 comments as of 10.30 am on Wednesday.

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No Hindi movie trailer had crossed the mark of 10 million views on YouTube in a day. It was the Hindi version of ‘Baahubali 2’ which was the first one to surpass this mark.

After witnessing the grandeur of ‘Baahubali 2’, people are eagerly waiting to experience the larger than life drama once again on the silver screen.

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‘Padmavati’ will depict the tension between the Rajput and Khilji dynasty ruler. Deepika will essay the role of Hindu Rajput queen Rani Padmini. While Shahid will play the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh, Ranveer will be seen portraying the role of Alauddin Khilji.

Both Shahid and Ranveer were thrilled to see the massive numbers. The actors to expressed their happiness on social media. “Overwhelmed by the love pouring in. Humbled and thankful. Love you all #PadmavatiTrailer @FilmPadmavati,” tweeted Shahid.

Ranveer Singh posted on his Instagram account, “Although this film, for me, is beyond numbers..this is a pretty amazing record! Congrats to the team! #PadmavatiTrailer @FilmPadmavati”

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The movie will hit the silver screens on December 1.