Bajirao Mastani differences between the reel & real life, are too broad to be ignored.


The movie portrays Mastani as a victim of religious bias, by the family & courtiers of Bajirao – a Hindu nationalist – a warrior and an administrator.

I do not deny that Bajirao’s family & courtiers never accepted Mastani as much as they opened arms to Kashibai (Bajirao’s patrani), but it is far from reality to show that Mastani was tortured to death by fundamentalism & orthodox radicalism of the Maratha Hindu Nationalists.

Not getting an equivalent status as that of Kashibai is one thing (this was the reality) but getting tortured to death just because of being a Muslim, is another thing totally (shown in movie).

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