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Reel To Real Khilji: The Padmavthi Villain’s 5 Boons To The Economy

Reel To Real Khilji: The Padmavthi Villain’s 5 Boons To The Economy

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The nephew and son-in-law of Jalaluddin Khilji, Alauddin Khilji (1296-1316) have been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Ranveer Singh stars as Khilji in Bhansali's Padmavati. Unsurprisingly, conjecture surrounds the movie. Fringe groups like Karni Sena have alleged that the film distorts Rajput history.   The reel Khilji cannot be judged before the movie's release. However, according to Satish Chandra's book, Medieval India: From Sultanat to the Mughals-Delhi Sultanat (1206-1526),  the real Khilji was the first ruler to address the problem of price control in a systematic manner to maintain stable prices for a decade. Additionally, he is credited with bringing several reforms and regulating markets to control the prices of the essential food item. Here are a few o