Kashibai

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Kashibai
Occupation First Wife of Baji Rao I
Spouse(s) Baji Rao I
Children 2

Kashibai was the first wife of Baji Rao I,[1] who is acknowledged as the most influential of the nine Peshwas from the Bhat family. They had two sons together: Nanasaheb was later appointed Peshwa by Shahu in 1740. Their second son was named Raghunathrao. She has been described as highly devoted to her husband.[1]

Kashibai in popular culture[edit]

Priyanka Chopra will play Kashibai in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film slated to release in 2015.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mehta, Jaswant Lal (2005). Advanced Study in the History of Modern India 1707-1813. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 124. 
  2. ^ "Priyanka Chopra to join Bajirao Mastani cast". India Today.