Padmavati Cast: Here's what Shahid Kapoor demands for Rani Padmavati Movie

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama ‘Padmavati’ is in the news these days and all for good reasons. After Deepika Padukone making it to the Forbes Top Ten Highest paid actresses with the rumour for charging around 10 crore for this film, it is Shahid Kapoor that has been roped into this project and finalised for playing Deepika’s husband in the film. Shahid Kapoor is a happy and satiated man. Just a couple of days back, he welcomed his little bundle of joy, his daughter with wife Mira Rajput.

Padmavati Cast: Here's what Shahid Kapoor demands for Padmavati Movie?

The just-turned-father has put forth few conditions. First of all, he made it clear to the team that he will be available only after a few months and not immediately as he wants to spend some time with his newly born daughter as well as the new mommy. Shahid’s second condition is something to talk about. He had demanded equal screen space and time as his onscreen ‘rival’ Ranveer singh. Keeping this in mind, Bhansali has worked out some long monologues for Shahid and it made sense to him as well to alter the script as Shahid is a promising performer and with his favourite couple

Recent news is that, Shahid Kapoor is demanding Rs 4 crore for ‘Padmavati’ to play the character role of Raja Ratan Singh. New updates about the film suggest that the director has now hiked Shahid Kapoor's fees by Rs 4 crore!

According to reports, Shahid will receive an additional 4 crore other than his usual fees. The actor only agreed to play the second lead as Raja Rawal Ratan Singh, because it is an Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film and the director made sure to even out his screen time. According to an online portal, Ranveer Singh's role of Sultan Allauddin Khilji will still, however, have an upper hand over Shahid's role. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has already begun building up his lavish sets in Mumbai's film city.

Deepika and Ranveer, it will help the film in achieving the topmost mark. While Deepika will be the cynosure of the film playing Rani Padmavati, Shahid will be portraying her husband Raja Rawal Ratan Singh and for the first time, Ranveer Singh will be playing the negative role as the character of Allaudin Khilji.

Now that Shahid’s prerequisites are met, the filmmakers are expected to start the shooting by September and will most probably be released on December 15, 2017. Shahid and Ranveer have become gym buddies and seem to be happy working together. Stay tuned for more updates!


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