5 of Bhansali's Immaculate Movie Sets

Sanjay Leela Bhansali, renowned for his grandeur and attention to detail, has left a significant mark on Indian cinema with his opulent movie sets. Each Bhansali set has its very own character and is equally important to the movie as all of its characters. Read ahead to look at five such movies that stand out for their immaculate sets.

In Devdas, Bhansali recreated the famous opulence of Bengal with a lavish haveli. Intricate furnishings and grand chandeliers made up a major part of the set. The attention to detail is evident in this movie, and every aspect of the set design reflects the decadence of that era. 

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Bhansali, with his sets in Padmaavat, transports us to medieval India, letting us bask in the beauty of Rajput mahals and Khilji’s forts. This movie is nothing short of a visual spectacle, and we know from the first scene that a master is at work.

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Bajirao Mastani
Bajirao Mastani took viewers on a mesmerising journey through the rich Maratha history, with sets that reflected the grandeur of the Peshwa era. The majestic Shaniwar Wada, with its intricately carved pillars and sprawling courtyards, served as the backdrop for the epic love story of Bajirao and Mastani. 

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Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
In Ram-Leela, Bhansali takes us on a journey in the culturally rich villages of Gujarat. He captures the vibrant colours and exotic landscapes of the place, creating a visual extravaganza that celebrates the spirit of the region. The film's elaborate song sequences, set against the backdrop of traditional festivals and celebrations, showcased Bhansali's mastery in creating visually stunning spectacles. 

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Gangubai Kathiawadi
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Gangubai Kathiawadi" set is a visual masterpiece intricately designed to capture the essence of Mumbai's Kamathipura. Every detail reflects the gritty yet vibrant atmosphere of the district, setting the stage for Gangubai's captivating story.