Padmavati controversy: Threats, Protests Effects on Movie release.
The release of Bollywood Movie Padmavati has been deferred by the makers. The makers of Padmavati have put off the release of the film after a wave of protests from multiple Rajput groups and dire threats to lead actors Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio behind the period drama, said, “We will announce the revised release date of the film in due course.The Day When Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali Started his Dream Project He but himself landed up in the Lot of Controversy The topic is About History Period Drama and Rajput’s Beloved Rani .Padmavati has been facing controversy since Bhansali started shooting the film earlier this year. Members of the Karni Sena allegedly roughed up Bhansali and vandalised the sets of the film at Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur.
In a major development to the ongoing ‘Padmavati’ crisis, CMShivraj Singh Chouhan has banned the Sanjay Leela Bhansali flick in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Watch: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali Reaction to Attacks on his Film:
The Bollywood film’s star, Deepika Padukone, said in an interview on Saturday: “As a woman, as an artiste, as someone who has worked and given two years of my life to this movie, I feel hurt, I feel angry…”
The Shri Rajput Karni Sena, which has been spearheading protests against the film, deferred its Bharat Bandh, scheduled for December 1, hours after the studio put off the release.