By now, Deepika Padukone must have lost count on the awards she has to her credit, but when you get one, you accept it with a smile, right? Well, that is, precisely, what this diva did when she was recently given a special award. Here, adding another feather to her cap, Deepika Padukone was conferred the The Priceless Princess award. Well, we agree, she is, inarguably, the princess of the nation and priceless, at that. Isn’t she?
As we all know, Deepika’s sartorial game is always on point and yet again, the actor won our hearts as she looked red-hot-gorgeous. While receiving the award, Deepika was wearing a Jonathan Simkhai off-shoulder red dress and paired it with Christian Louboutin’s shoes. Thumbs up, we say!
Recently, Deepika was spotted at Shahid Kapoor’s birthday bash in Mumbai and like always, she looked like a million bucks. After finishing the promotions of her Hollywood venture, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Deepika has been spotted in Mumbai. Currently, the actor is busy shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Indian period drama, Padmavati, which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. After Sanjay Leela Bhansali was assaulted on the sets of Padmavati in Jaipur, the shooting of the film was stalled but the shooting will commence, soon.
About Rani Padmavati:
Padmini, also known as Padmavati, is a legendary 13th-14th century Indian queen (Rani). The earliest source to mention her is Padmavat, an epic poem written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540 CE. The text, which features elements of fantasy, describes her story as follows: Padmavati was an exceptionally beautiful princess of the Singhal kingdom (Sri Lanka). Ratan Sen, the Rajput ruler of Chittor, heard about her beauty from a talking parrot named Hiraman.
After an adventurous quest, he married her and brought her to Chittor. Alauddin Khilji, the Sultan of Delhi also heard about her beauty, and attacked Chittor to obtain her. Meanwhile, Ratan Sen was killed in a combat with Devpal, the king of Kumbhalner who was also enamoured with Padmavati’s beauty. Before Alauddin Khilji could capture Chittor, Padmavati and her companions were forced to commit Jauhar (self-immolation).
Several subsequent adaptions of the legend characterized her as a Hindu Rajput queen, who defended her honour against a Muslim invader. Over years, she came to be seen as a historical figure, and appeared in several novels, plays, television serials and movies.
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