Padmavati: Shahid kicks off promotions, associations back film
After Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor kicked off his promotions of the much-anticipated film ‘Padmavati’ in Mumbai on Monday, while film associations also lent their support to the film at a press conference. (Photo: Viral Bhayani)
After Deepika attended two events, Shahid Kapoor also started the promotions at a radio station. Shahid plays the character of Maharawal Ratan Singh in the film, based on the legend of ‘Padmavati.’
While his character in the film is not seen dancing in any of the sequences yet, he got grooving during the promotional event. The actor is always known for his dance moves.
There have been various reports about Shahid being upset with the makers, one for Deepika hogging the limelight during promotions and Ranveer Singh in the trailer, though the actor has yet not commented on it.
‘Padmavati’, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is gearing up for release on December 1. The film has been embroiled in multiple controversies, with more expected in the next few days.
Meanwhile, associations Indian Film & Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) and Cine And TV Artistes Association (CINTAA) held a press conference in support of the film where filmmakers like Sudhir Mishra, Ashoke Pandit, actors like Sushant Singh, among others were spotted. They held placards, which read, "I am a filmmaker, let me make films."