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
Questions have been going around on social media for quite some time now. That did Alauddin Khilji really saw queen Padmavati? People have been asking strange questions and making strange conclusions based on half knowledge. You might be wondering the same thing. Let me answer this question for you! Controversy of Queen Padmavati's GlanceEveryone is familiar with the upcoming Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie Padmavati. But It has been facing a lot of negative responses from Karni Sena, Rajput community and, some BJP members. This controversy is grounded on the fact that Bhansali's has twisted the facts and didn't portray the history just as it is. The truth in the pages of historyThe Archeological Survey of India said that Mahrawal Ratan Singh had shown a glimpse of hi...
Ruling out speculations that actress Deepika Padukone has finally removed the RK tattoo, her Met Gala pictures shows that she hasn’t done so.The buzz around Deepika's RK tattoo doesn’t seem to die down. The recent ad for a popular Bangladeshi soap brand which Miss Padukone did has caught everyone’s attention. The soap ad shows Deepika flaunting a sari, and her infamous RK tattoo is invisible. She got inked the Rk tattoo on the nape of her neck while dating actor Ranbir Kapoor. This led to supposition whether the actress has finally removed the tattoo.However, Deepika's recent Met Gala appearance photos prove that the tattoo is very much there—at the same place. This means that the tattoo, which can't be seen in the ad must have been camouflaged using makeup. The tattoo was als
2016 was an average year when it came to female-centric films doing well commercially as well as critically. Neerja bagged the top slot while Pink and Dear Zindagi followed, and these three were the only exceptions in addition to moderately successful Happy Bhag Jayegi.However, Kahaani 2, Sarbjit and Akira couldn’t do much while One Night Stand, Phobia and Parched didn’t find any audience whatsoever. Now 2017 too is flooded with female-centric films, and one just hopes that the results are much better as compared to the last years.Padmavati [Deepika Padukone]The biggest of them all would come right at the end of the year on 17th November. After giving blockbusters like Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has chosen to go with just the femal