Local artistes from Rajasthan for the music of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’

After ‘Bajirao Mastani’, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to helm his next film which has been titled as ‘Padmavati’. The film is based on the life of Queen of Mewar, Rani Padmavati and the director has decided to rope in local artistes from Rajasthan for the music of the film.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali along with his two assistants and his writer, Prakash Kapadia, starts his recce on Tuesday for the film in Rajasthan.

A source revealed, “Sanjay will travel through small towns like Alwar, Bassi, Dungarpur, Khimsar, Pushkar, Mewar, among others, and interact with local musicians, singers and instrumentalists whom he plans to bring on board.”

“He has a keen ear for music and will record the songs before going on the floors. Not only does he plan to bring Rajasthani folk artistes to Mumbai, but also carry out impromptu recordings and live sessions with the singers as a part of the prep,” added the source.

The movie is slated to release on December 15, 2017, but the official announcement about the star cast is yet to be made. However, there is a buzz that Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will be collaborating with SLB for the third time.

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