Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's upcoming movie Padmavati has been the talk of the town lately. And while the movie has already created a buzz in the industry for its intriguing cast and story line, it is reported that the period drama is expected to beat the mega-blockbuster Baahubali.
Reprotedly, the Padmavati makers are planning extensive promotional strategy for the the movie which includes releasing it on the maximum number of screens.
The media reports also suggested that Bhansali directorial will be released on 8000 screens.
Interestingly, this will higher that the screen numbers of SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali starring Prabhas which was released on 7500 screens.
"It will open on approximately 8,000 screens in India alone. That is 500 more screens than Baahubali The Conclusion. That makes Padmavati the most widely circulated Hindi film ever. It will also be screened abroad on a scale never seen before,” a source was quoted as saying.
In fact, the reports are abuzz that lovebirds Ranveer and Deepika, who plays the role of Allauddin Khilji and Deepika Padukone, will not be seen promoting the movie together.
The source further added, "Deepika Padukone will promote Padmavati with Shahid Kapoor who plays her husband while Ranveer Singh will be seen at all promotional events with Aditi Rao Hydari who plays his wife in Padmavati. In this way, the two couples will be suitably strategised in the public mind before the release.”
Apparently, the Bhansali directorial is touted to release in November this year and speculations are rife if Padmavati will be able to beat the box office numbers of Baahubali as well. Only time will reveal who will emerge as the box office winner.