Entertainment: Shahid flaunts warrior look in ‘Padmavati’

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor will be seen playing the role of MahaRawal Ratan Singh, in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati

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Days after actress Deepika Padukone's royal look from Padmavati was unveiled, the makers have shared the look of actor Shahid Kapoor, who looks every inch of a warrior king in the poster.

Shahid will be seen playing the role of MahaRawal Ratan Singh, husband of Deepika's character in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial.

In the poster shared on Monday, Shahid, whose face is slashed with battle scars, is seen sporting a heavy bearded look, twirled moustache, kohl filled eyes, a red tika on his forehead and pearl jewellery adding to his royal look.

Another poster features the actor sporting a bloodied white angarkha standing in battle field holding a sword. In the background several soldiers are seen fighting in the war field.

Sharing the posters, Deepika, Shahid and actor Ranveer Singh, who will be playing the role of Alauddin Khilji tweeted: “Saahas, samarthya aur samman ka prateek.

Padmavati, which will release on December 1, tells the story of Alauddin Khilji, the medieval-era Delhi ruler who fell in love with Rajput queen Padmavati.

The movie's shoot went through a lot of difficulties.

In January, activists of Shri Rajput Karni Sena had assaulted Bhansali and vandalised the movie's Jaipur set over alleged distortions in the film's script.

After Bhansali moved the film's shoot to Maharashtra, an outdoor set of the historic period drama in Kohlapur was burnt down after two dozen unidentified persons torched it in March.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui confirms his next with Vishal Bhardwaj

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File photo of  the actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has confirmed that he will next be seen in director Vishal Bhardwaj's film.

According to reports, Bhardwaj is set to produce the film, which will be directed by Aditya Nimbalkar, who assisted the filmmaker in films such as Kaminey, Haider and Rangoon.

Word was the film, a comedy drama, would bring the pairing of Siddiqui and Kriti Sanon but the actor said he was unaware about who has been cast opposite him.

“ I am doing a film with him (Bhardwaj). But I don't know who is being cast opposite me. It hasn't been decided yet. But it is official that we are working with each other. I always wanted to work with Vishal ji,” he told reporters at the closing ceremony of the Eighth Jagran Film Festival .

Nawazuddin, who was last seen in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, will also be seen in Netflix original series, Sacred Games featuring Saif Ali Khan.

Shooting in full swing for Aanand L Rais film: Shah Rukh Khan

File photo of Shah Rukh Khan with his daughter Suhana
File photo of Shah Rukh Khan with his daughter Suhana
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Superstar Shah Rukh Khan said the shooting of his film, directed by Aanand L Rai, is going on well and Anushka Sharma is set to join the team soon.

The as-of-yet-untitled movie reunites the cast of Jab Tak Hai Jaan - Shah Rukh, Anushka and Katrina Kaif.

“The shooting is going on. Katrina has joined us, Anushka will join in a day or two. The shoot is going on at various places and it's going well,” said Shah Rukh.

Shah Rukh, 51, plays a vertically-challenged person in the film. In the past, he has said the film will require extensive use of VFX to make the look convincing.

The title is scheduled to release in December next year

With inputs from news agencies

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