Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s  ‘Padmaavat’ has been surrounded by controversies since the project started. The film which was titled ‘Padmavati’ earlier had to be changed to ‘Padmaavat.’ From the protest by Karni Sena to women threatening to commit ‘jauhar’ it had to face it all. Earlier, it was even declared in many states that the film will not released. Now, finally the makers have confirmed the release date of the movie.

The director Sanjay Leela Bhansali said,”Padmaavat is a dream come true for me. I have always been fascinated by the stories of honour, valour and vigour of our great Rajput warriors that have been captured so beautifully in our literature and this movie is my homage to those glorious stories”

On 14 January, T-series took the twitter to make the announcement. They tweeted that the film would be released on 25 January, 2018.

Lead actors of Padmaavat Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor also posted on the social media and confirmed the release date.

Paramount Pictures will distribute the film across select international markets, including non-traditional territories.

-With IANS inputs