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Big B, RGV, Twitteratti can't get over 'period' clash between Padmavat and Padman

Published : Jan 10, 2018, 3:39 pm IST
Updated : Jan 10, 2018, 3:39 pm IST

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavat,' earlier titled 'Padmavati,' was slated tor release on december 01 in 2017.

Stills from the two films.
 Stills from the two films.

Mumbai: Bollywood's biggest vehicle of controvery, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavat,' christened 'Padmavati' before the CBFC's famed intervention, is finally gearing up for its release. The film, which was earlier slated to release on December 01, 2017, is not confirmed to be releasing on January 25.

However, with this new development, the film has landed itself in an unexpected innuendo of sorts, that celebs and twitterati just can't seem to get enough of.

'Padmavat' is now slated to release alongside Akshay Kumar's R Balki helmed 'Padman,' during the Republic weekend.

The pun on both being 'period' films wasn't lost on anyone. not even Amitabh Bachchan.

Incidentally, Big B has a cameo in 'Padman,' which also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.

Ram Gopal Varma, who helmed Big B's last release 'Sarkar 3,' also didn't spare the films, despite just being back from a self-inflicted Twitter sabbatical.

Twitterati also joined in the fun.

'Padmavat,' starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in the lead roles, finally managed to get itself a CBFC certification, with an alleged five cuts.

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