Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Padmaavat’s Jauhar scene
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat had the most iconic climax of Jauhar displayed on screen. The filmmaker described the sequence as an emotional challenge. The climax of the movie was shot in the outdoors of Film City in Mumbai. Bhansali said to IANS, “It was scorching heat and we shot with 350 junior artistes. The physical discomfort was somehow bearable. But the challenge was more emotional than physical. By the end of the shooting of the Jauhar sequence, there were frayed nerves and rising tempers.” In between shots, the junior artists would meander off in groups. They also would doze…
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