Released in 2002, ‘Devdas’ was one of the biggest hits of that year. Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff starrer this film won everyone’s heart. Everyone’s performance was more than one. The special thing was that the Bengali culture was beautifully threaded between the grand sets in the film.
Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were in the lead roles in ‘Guzaarish’ released in 2010. The film received critical acclaim and Hrithik-Aishwarya’s chemistry was well received. The background of this film was Goa. Even in this masterpiece film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali kept people tied through spectacular locations.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were the lead actors in ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ released in 2013. The chemistry of both in the film was well-liked. Gujarati culture was presented in a different way in this film. The actors worked hard for this.
There was also a controversy regarding the 2015 film ‘Bajirao Mastani’. Despite the controversies, the Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer pulled the audience to the theatres. The background of the film was Maratha culture and it was shown on screen in the best way. In this, no one could live without praising the way Ranveer caught the Marathi accent.
Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh were seen in ‘Padmaavat’ in 2018. There were protests in different parts of the country regarding the name, story of the film. From Sanjay Leela Bhansali himself to the film’s actors, a section of people came under target. When the film reached the theaters amid controversies, the performance of the actors, Bhansali’s direction and songs like ‘Ek Dil Ek Jaan’, ‘Ghoomar’, ‘Khalibali’ won the hearts of the fans. In this film, the culture of Rajasthan was shown with pride.