Kashibai was the first wife of Baji Rao I, who is acknowledged as the most influential of the nine Peshwas from the Bhat family, a Maratha general and prime minister to the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati (Emperor) Shahuji Raje Bhonsle of the Maratha Empire.. 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. Kashi Bai will be portrayed by Priyanka Chopra in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2015 movie Bajirao Mastani. The film is scheduled to be released on 18 December 2015.