Deepika Padukone breaks down at ‘Bajirao Mastani’ trailer launch


Deepika Padukone, who is paying the important character of ‘Mastani’ in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s periodic drama ‘Bajirao Mastani’ moved into tears during the trailer launch of the film. Deepika got emotional narrating the hard work the entire team had put on the film. Priyanka Chopra, who joined the team through video conferencing also got emotional and teary-eyed.

"I am overwhelmed.Its not a movie it's an experience. I might breakdown. It's an amazing feeling. We have given our sweat, blood, tears, passion... Lot of hard work," Deepika said at the trailer launch."While we were doing Ram Leela... we felt it is a big film. It was so difficult. Ram Leela was a rehearsal, prep (preparation) for us," she said.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali joined Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on the stage and was speechless. He hugged the 29-year-old actress and said, "I am in a confused state ... It's an emotional moment. It's a film made out of passion.Lot of talented people are part of it. There is a feeling of emptiness, sadness. As for 12 years we were working on it," Bhansali said.

Priyanka, who is currently abroad, made her presence felt at the event through video conference.

"I am not present at the trailer launch and I am missing being there. It's a story that needed to be told. I am thankful to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for giving me this opportunity. It is love story of Bajirao and Mastani and I am happy I got to be an instrument in it," said Priyanka with tears in her eyes.

Ranveer, who plays Bajirao, was all praise for 52-year-old Bhansali,  for his grandeur and cinematic brilliance."He is one of the finest filmmakers of Indian cinema. He is creatively brilliant.it's a special film. His passion inspires me," the 30-year-old actor said.

‘Bajirao Mastani, based on 18th century Maratha warrior Peshwa Bajirao is set to release on December 18.The film stars Ranveer Singh as Bajirao, Deepika as Mastani and Priyanka as Kashi Bai.