At a select media meet over a Marwari thali in Mumbai on Saturday, Deepika Padukone looked calm, content and relaxed after the release of Padmaavat
Deepika Padukone was seen gorging on a Rajasthani thali to celebrate Padmaavat's success
Deepika Padukone looked beautiful in a traditional outfit and was all smiles for the shutterbugs
Deepika Padukone thanked media and fans for supporting Padmaavat, which went through a lot of turmoil as Shri Rajput Karni Sena objected to its making and release over the alleged misinterpretation of the Rajput community's history
Deepika Padukone plays Rani Padmavati in Padmaavat, based on 16th century poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi's poem Padmavat
After Padmaavat received huge opening at the Box Office, Deepika Padukone took to Twitter to express her joy. He tweeted: "I cannot even begin to express how happy and proud this makes me feel! Thank you for all the love"
Deepika Padukone had earlier said that she is not someone who has ever been excited so much about box office numbers but "I have to say that this time I am. I think it's going to be earth-shattering"
Deepika Padukone, during the media meet, shared her parents' reaction after they watched Padmaavat. She said, "My parents are immensely proud. I saw that pride on their face. Mom and dad made a video call after their screening finished late at night and I was in my pyjama and going to bed. So for them, they just saw the film and then me... So, their expression was like, 'Is she our daughter?' I saw their expression and they were both brimming and glowing with pride"
Deepika Padukone clicked selfies with her fans after enjoying the Rajasthani thali
Padmaavat has hit theatres on 25th of January and despite protests marring its screening in some states, the film is set to march past the Rs 100 crore mark in its opening weekend in India