Five years back on this day, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic drama Bajirao Mastani was released on the big screen. The film which starred Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra Jonas was a big success at the box-office and was known for its drama, costume and larger than life visuals. Today as the film turns five, Ranveer and Deepika marked the occasion with special posts on social media.
Deepika Padukone penned down a very emotional note about her character Mastani. In a post where she’s seen in a royal avatar with SLB, she talks about her character’s courage and strength in love and on the war field. The actress’ beautiful post got her fans and netizens talking and posting gratitude-filled comments on her post for her regal performance. Deepika even changed her display picture for the occasion and has a beautiful click of hers from the film.
Ranveer Singh who had won his first Filmfare Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) award for Bajirao Mastani shared some videos on his Instagram story. Getting nostalgic about the film, he shared the videos and took us down the memory lane when the film had created a rage and people had flocked to cinema halls to witness this visual delight. His performance as a warrior had surprised everyone and Ranveer had climbed up the pedestal with this film and gave the A-list actors sleepless nights.
Bajirao Mastani truly remains a special film in the history of Indian cinema. It won several Filmfare awards including Best Director, Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) – Priyanka Chopra Jonas. This was Ranveer-Deepika’s second film with SLB and the trio worked together again in Padmaavat (2018).