Dec 15, 2017 Release Date:
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This movie is an adaptation of an incident that took place in 1303. It depicts the famous siege or blockade of the Chittor fort located in Rajasthan. The invasion was led by the Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, Alauddin Khilji. Rani Padmini was the daughter of King Gandharva, the ruler of Singhal. She was known for her divine beauty in all the kingdoms. She was married to the king of Mewar, Rana Ratan Singh. Alauddin Khilji took fancy of the beautiful and attractive queen Rani Padmini. In order to capture her, he invaded the Chittor fort, Rajasthan. She performed Jauhar- an act in which women self-immolates their life when the Mewar army was close to defeat. It was done primarily by the royal ladies and queens in Rajasthan after their husbands die at a battle. The Rajputs lay a lot of importance on self-respect and self-esteem. These practices were to save oneself from becoming a mistress or slave of the victor.
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