- '#DP1stDay1stShow' has also been one of the trends on Twitter
- "Extremely humbled seeing this absolutely unique initiative," she wrote
- "Padmaavat" is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
See Deepika's tweet here.
I cannot believe what I'm seeing!!! @dp1stday1stshow what a show of pure genuine love & commitment!im not only touched & over joyed but extremely humbled seeing this absolutely unique initiative!lots & lots of love to each & every one of you!!! #DP1stDay1stShowpic.twitter.com/HcP6NKl7Lm— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) January 25, 2018
Deepika Padukone, 32, stars as Rani Padmavati in the controversial Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed "Padmaavat" with actors Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji and Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh.
Deepika is confident that "Padmaavat" will perform well at the box office. She told the press in Mumbai on Wednesday, "I'm not someone who gets excited about the box office numbers but this time I am, because I think it will be earth-shattering," reported news agency PTI. "Padmaavat" opens after being cleared by the Censor Board some weeks late - it was originally meant to release on December 1. The film has been violently opposed by fringe Rajput groups over how the film depicts Rani Padmini of Chittor, the central figure of the legend that the film is based on. Deepika, who endured vile threats made against her last year, said, "There is a time for everything. The film has spoken for itself. The reactions to the film have been absolutely phenomenal. That is the best response we can give to anyone through the work that we do," reports PTI.
(With PTI inputs)