It’s the dog days of summer and the temperature where I live is creeping very close to 100 degrees. So I’ve been staying inside watching dramas and movies, as well as doing a bit of blogging. I have a backlog of kdramas to catch up on, but I keep getting tempted by shows outside of Korea and the U.S. The epic Indian historical movie Padmaavat popped up as a recommendation on Amazon Prime and I clicked play.
In his quest for power and to obtain all things precious, Sultan Alauddin Khilji is ruthless and greedy. Killing his own uncle for his throne, he sets out to conquer other lands tempted not just by power and land, but by the beautiful treasures and women within these lands. When he hears of the exquisitely beautiful Queen
An epic tale set in the 13th Century,
So I’m going
Queen Padmaavat-The most beautiful woman of several kingdoms. She is a warrior princess who shoots an arrow at a deer and hits a man instead. She falls in love with him and discovers that he is the King of the Rajputs. She returns to his kingdom as his Queen. More than just a pretty face, she is brave enough to save her King from a dungeon and to deny Alauddin what he wants the most.
King Maharawal Ratan Singh- King of the Rajputs. An honorable king, he is also a wise tactician. His biggest downfall is that he follows the rules of hospitality and of war. His love for Queen
Sultan Alauddin Khilji-The ruler of several kingdoms including Afghanistan and Delhi. He
I’m going to rate this a 7/10 because of the fake backgrounds being so distracting. I absolutely loved the story though. The comparison between the pure and honorable love between Ratan Singh and
Until the next time,
Dramas With a Side of Kimchi