Before you dive into the movie, if it releases *smirk*, have a look at these facts.
Rajasthan is undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful states in the country. It envelops hundreds of forts and palaces with history.
Furthermore, these monuments have been witnesses through various accounts of history. As always, this state has been the premiere source of inspiration for movie directors.
Currently, Padmavati movie has been facing tons of controversy. However, despite the troubles, the film highlights the Chittor Fort in all its grace.
Here’s a look at hidden facts behind this majestic monument.
Chittor Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site. In addition, the fort stands a mighty 180 meters high. While expanding into 700 acres, the fort lives to secure Padmavati’s life story.
Rani Padmavati, the Rajput Queen had sacrificed herself because of Allaudin Khilji.
The for includes the Queen’s residence. The palace is a three storied while building and overlooks the pond.
Moreover, Alauddin got the first glimpse of Padmavati from this palace. Subsequently, he called war against her husband.
Rana Kumbha Palace
The palace was built in the 15th century where Mewar Maharana Kumba lived.
In addition, it is considered one of the most remarkable monuments inside the fort. Furthermore, it is believed that Rani Padmini committed Jauhar inside the cellars of this palace.
Previously, there were as many as 84 water bodies inside entire Chittorgarh. Further, it had the capacity to hold one billion gallons of water.
Subsequently, that was sufficient for 50,000 soldiers over a period of four years.
However, today there are only 24 water bodies left. They include ponds, wells, and step wells.
A wealthy Jain merchant built the Kirti Stambh. Not only Hinduism, but also other branching religions were evident inside the fort.
This stambh pays tribute to the first Teerthankar named Adinath. This majestic tower branches 30ft wide at the base.
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