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Padmavati Ghoomar Song: All You Need To Know About Deepika Padukone’s 3 Kilo Gold Ensemble
The first song from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati was unveiled on Wednesday, 25th October 2017 and it’s hard to not notice Deepika Padukone’s graceful moves.
She has managed to mesmerize the audience with her performance of one of the most challenging dance forms. What makes the song more stimulating is the beautiful costume and jewellery that the actress is adorning.
Some Interesting Facts About Ghumar song:
The traditional folk dance Ghoomar is one of the highlights of the film where the bride (Deepika Padukone) performs for the Queen Mother for the first time after her wedding. ‘Ghoomar’ is a dance performed on all auspicious occasions by Rajput women. Deepika is essaying the role of Rani Padmavati who was married to Rawal Ratan Singh of Rajput clan.
A myriad of grace and royal poise, the routine involving in circles with perfectly coordinated hand movements and footwork, Deepika is definitely acing this dance technique in the song!
The song was the first sequence the Tamasha star shot for. “It was for the Ghoomar song [sequence] that I walked onto the set as Padmavati for the first time,” revealed Deepika to Hindustan Times.
It was the most difficult yet fulfilling song she ever performed to. “The Ghoomar Song has to be one of the most difficult yet most fulfilling song sequences I have ever shot for!”
What makes the song more stimulating is the beautiful costume and jewellery that the actress is adorning.
Deepika donned this super lavish lehenga designed by Rimple Narula which costs approximately INR2 million and weighs approximately 30 kg. She carried the attire with so much ease during the folk dance performance.
The 3-kilo jewellery, designed and created by Tanishq especially for the film, magnifies the Rajputi Bridal look flawlessly that Deepika is portraying in the film.
The entire gold ensemble includes:
Triple Borla – The design team brainstormed to create borlas, an ornament worn on the head, but added layers to that to make it look more effective. Quite interestingly, the team ended up handcrafting a triple borla – a feat never tried before.
Choker – This exquisite traditional Rajputi Aad is made with the traditional handmade Gold technique called chittai. This handmade piece has to be entirely crafted by a single karigar to ensure the beauty of the pattern is uniform. The center-pieces are the flowers depicted by polki Kundan workmanship which is another unique technique of Rajasthan. To give grandeur to the
beautiful Aad, we pear shape leafy units have been added. Numerous small delicate Basra pearls are strung from each unit in this necklace to add elegance and to give it a fragile beauty.
Nath – Embellished with a beautiful peacock, this traditional nath is full of pearls and Moti jhalar
Traditional bangles – Also called the Gold bead pocchi, these bangles, worn by Rajasthani brides, are decorated with traditional red velvet on the inside.
Bazuband – The basic, traditional gold bazu is enhanced with polki and ruby tukdi used as embellishments to increase the grandiosity of the piece.
Payal – The heavy gold payal is given the extra touch with gold beads in red velvet for the song.