Ever since the release of Padmaavat, audiences haven’t been able to stop speaking about the film. While many fans were all praises about Sanjay Leela Bhasali’s magnum opus, there are a few film reviewers who has some not-so-nice things to say about the period drama.
We’re compiled a don’t-miss list of the most savage things said about the film. Take a look:
Starting off, reviewer Heartranjan from heartranjan.com said:
“Shahid Kapoor’s interpretation of an upright king is to play him stiff and uptight. Not only does Raja Dishaheen Singh look like Padmavati’s younger brother, their love scenes look like a kinky Rakshabandhan fetish video. This is where Bhansali slips. To massage the fragile ego of Karni Sena, he makes Shahid’s character mouth absurd Rajput-praising lines every few minutes.” Oops!
Flim critic Anupama Chopra said:
“I have no idea how much the ugly politics surrounding Padmaavat has distorted the director’s original vision but what we get is an unapologetic valorization of Rajputs and an unqualified demonizing of Khilji and his entire clan. The valorization makes the Rajput characters cardboard.”
And, leaving the best for the last.
First Post reviewer, Anna Vetticad said:
“In the year leading up to the release this week, fundamentalist Rajput organisations have committed acts of violence, threatened worse, demanded a ban and in general created a hubbub based on their inexplicable assumptions that this film insults their people. Quite the opposite. Padmaavat is an irritating ode to Rajput bravery which, if you read history books, is as much a myth as Padmavati a.k.a. Padmini herself.”
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