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Alauddin Khilji

Ranveer Singh wants a ‘Padmaavat’ sequel based on Alauddin Khilji’s life

After the roaring success of controversial film 'Padmaavat', actor Ranveer Singh has expressed desire that a sequel of the movie should be made based on the life of Muslim emperor Alauddin Khilji. "I sometimes think we should make Padmaavat 2 on the life of Khiji. This chapter on Padmaavat is just a small portion of his life," he said speaking to India's Zee News. "It is of course possible to make a film on the life of Khilji." Ranveer has become the most sought after actor after the success of the film and has…

Shahid Kapoor says he wanted to play Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has said he would have played the role of Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khilji differently than Ranveer Singh in Padmaavat. Shahid Kapoor plays the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest epic drama alongide Deepika Padukone, who essays Rani Padmavati. When asked if wished to play Khilji, Shahid said: "Of course. Which actor would not wish to play a character like Khilji in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film? You know, once on Koffee with Karan, Ranveer said he would have done…

The truth about Alauddin Khilji, the character which is brutally assassinated in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavat

Karachi: Portrayed as a kohl-eyed, greedy meat ripping man Alauddin Khilji’s reality was far from the character played in Bollywood's movie "Padmavat."  The character of Rani Padmavati is based on "Padmavaat" a poem written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi in which Rani Padmavati was a fictional character whose existence was not proven by history and the poem was written around 1540; more than 200 years older than Khilji’s siege itself. Contrary to the image given in the movie, Alauddin Khilji was one of the best-known…