New Delhi: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali along with actor Ranveer Singh met the 10th and 11th generation descendants of the Peshwa King Baji Rao in Pune to celebrate his 315th birth anniversary.
‘Bajirao Mastani' which is referred to as Bhansali's most ambitious project tells the life story of the Maratha warrior Baji Rao. Along with Ranveer Singh as Bajirao, this magnum opus also stars Priyanka Chopra as Kashibai and Deepika Padukone as Mastani. Chopra and Padukone play the roles of Bajirao's first and second wife respectively.
The director made special arrangements for the acquaintance of the family of the Peshwa King with the team. The family was shown the progress of the movie and they also spoke about the rich family history they are part of.
Eros Now tweeted a picture of the team with the family saying, “Director #SanjayLeelaBhansali and @RanveerOfficial met the 10th & 11th generation family members of Peshwa Bajirao!”
Bhansali told the family that his experience of making the movie was a fulfilling one. Everyone associated with the project has high expectations from it. Recently, Ranveer Singh explained on Twitter that his role is very consuming which is why he chose to stay away from social media sites.
Slated to release on 18th December, you can watch the trailer of this period drama here.