Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Cast: Deepika Padukone as Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor as Ratan Singh, Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji, Aditi Rao Hydari as Mehrunisa, Jim Sarbh as Malik Kafur, Raza Murad as Jalaluddin Khilji and Anupriya Goenka as Nagmati.
Padmaavat is an epic period drama that is based on the epic poem Padmavat written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. Set in the 13th century, it is a story of valor, obsession, and protecting one's dignity. Jalaluddin Khilji wants to take over the throne of Delhi. When asked for an ostrich feather, Khilji's nephew Alauddin brings a whole ostrich. In return, he wants to marry Jalaluddin's daughter Mehrunissa.
On the night of the marriage, Alauddin engages in adultery, about which Mehrunissa gets to know during her marriage and is left shocked. Sinhala princess Padmavati mistakenly injures Rajput ruler Maharawal Ratan Singh while aiming for a deer. They fall in love and get married. Jalaluddin gifts Malik Kafur to Alauddin, who on Alauddin's orders kills Jalaluddin and his ministers to become the new Sultan.
Rawal and Padmavati reach Mewar and are watched by a royal priest Raghav Chetan, while they share an intimate moment. Chetan gets caught and is banished. Raghav goes to Delhi and informs Alauddin of Padmavati's beauty. He invites Rajputs to Delhi but is rejected. He becomes unsuccessful in conquering Chittor over a period of six months. On the account of Holi, Alauddin is allowed to meet Ratan. Alauddin says that he wants to meet Padmavati.
Furiously, Rawal allows seeing Padmavati only for a moment without actually showing her face. Ratan is prisoned by Alauddin, who demands to see Padmavati. Padmavati reached Delhi and escapes along with Rawal with Mehrunissa's help. Mehrunissa is imprisoned and Khilji, he has a single duel with Ratan. Alauddin is nearly defeated but Rawal is shot by Kafur with arrows and he dies.
The Khilji army succeeds in defeating Rajputs and conquering Chittor but are unable to capture Rajput women as they commit Jauhar with Padmavati.
Padmaavat opened to mixed reviews. But it was a commercial success and one of the highest grossing Indian movies of all time. It is also one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies of all time. The movie bagged five awards. Padmaavat was released in Telugu and Tamil too with the names Padmaavat (Telugu) and Padmaavat (Tamil).