The movie Bajirao Mastani is all set to take the nation by storm. But how many of us know about the man – Peshwa Bajirao?
Before you watch his screen version, it is time you got to know about the real man, the legend. In India, we fondly called him as ‘Rau’.
1. Bajirao started accompanying his father to the battlefield when he was just 12
2. He grew up to be the finest field marshal in the history of this country. He changed the Maratha history single handedly
3. By the age of 20, he had fought in 35 battles and won each one of them. He was most acclaimed for his excellent warfare strategies
4. The battle he won against the Nizam got him accolades from every corner and made him super powerful
5. He was the son of Radhabai Peshwa, who trained him to be a great administrator and a well-respected ruler
6. Bajirao had two sisters called Anubai and Bhiubai, who too was excellent at governance and a great help to her brother
Sukhada and Anuja are cast in the roles of Bajirao’s sisters Anubai and Bhiubai in the movie.