The Love Story Of Bajirao-Mastani Will Amaze You Even If It Is Years Old
Kashibai took Mastani's six-year-old son Shamsher Bahadur (also named as Krushnarao) So you can see why we need to ask for your help. Kashibai was the first wife of Bajirao I, the Maratha general and Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the The marriage was a happy one and Bajirao was essentially monogamous by nature and the family tradition. After the death of Bajirao, Mastani died soon in and Kashibai took care of their son Shamsher Bahadur and. This marriage was not accepted by Bhat family. After death of Bajirao, Mastani died soon in and Kashibai took care of their son Shamsher Bahadur and.
Bundelkhand is under attack by Mughal forces. Maharaja Chhatrasal sends a warrior to visit Bajirao and seek his help in fighting the enemy.
Suddenly the helmet drops and the warrior turns out to be Mastani, a female. Bajirao, impressed by her style, agrees to help Bundelkhand. Jump cut to the battlefield where Mastani and Bajirao are fighting with the enemy shoulder to shoulder, sword to sword and falling in love. After the win Maharaja Chhatrasal requests Bajirao to stay at the palace for a few days and spend the Holi with them.
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There were little spoken words between the two lovers to actually convey the love. There were some tacky dialogues using predictable over-used words like Ishq, Ibaadat, Zakhm et all, but too much bling in between makes you too blind to see and feel the love. By now you begin to like Mastani, this brave, independent woman. You want to know her more closely but her character building is already over.
Who Mastani really was deep inside? What were her dreams, hopes, aspirations?
Why was she different than other Rajput women? A few less song and dance would have made space for a writer to explore these aspects and added volume to the character. An extremely powerful poignant scene gone too soon. Before I could wipe off the tears from my face the two women broke into Pinga dance which absolutely killed the moment.
While Bajirao was out of Pune on expedition, Mastani was put under house arrest. Seeing deteriorating health of Bajirao, Chimaji asked Nanasaheb to release Mastani and send her to meet Bajirao. Nanasaheb instead sent his mother Kashibai.
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Kashibai is said to have served him on his deathbed as a loyal and dutiful wife and has been described as highly devoted to her husband. She and her son Janardan performed the last rites.
After death of Bajirao, Mastani died soon in and Kashibai took care of their son Shamsher Bahadur and made facilities to train him in weaponry. She became more religious after her husband's death.
She performed various pilgrimages and stayed in Banaras for four years. Bajirao was at the peak of his career when a request for help came from king chattrasal of bundelkhand. Bajirao marched with his troops to bundelkhand and liberated the land by defeating Mohammed Khan bangash in Bajirao stayed in bundelkhand as a guest of raja chattrasal and this is where his eyes met mastani. Mastani was the daughter of chattrasal and ruhanibai. A princess of rajput clan, mastani was a skilled dancer, singer and well expert in horse riding, sword fighting and spear throwing.
Bajirao was already married to kashibai and had two children — nanasaheb and raghunath. Though he took mastani with him to shaniwarwada, the royal palace of peshwas, bajirao was well aware that his relationship with mastani will never be accepted.
His instincts were true. To make matters worse, murderous attacks were made on mastani and her child, but it was bajirao who protected her from these attacks.