Who was Rani Padmavati?
Who was Rani Padmavati?(Photo Courtesy: Padmavati)
  • 1. Who Was Rani Padmini?
  • 2. What was her relation with Alauddin Khilji?
  • 3. But Is That the Real Story? Historians are Unsure
  • 4. Which Historical Account to Believe?
  • 5. So was she fact or fiction?
So, Did Rani Padmavati Really Exist?

A flurry of protests have broken out across the country, mostly by religious right-wing groups, about the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie Padmavati.The director, cast and crew have all been called out on the premise of the film and there has been ongoing to-and-fro of allegations and counter-allegations of communalism.But amid all the controversy surrounding the film, let’s actually take a look back into history. Who was Rani Padmavati? Did she even exist?


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