With every Friday of December packed with at least two releases (both Bollywood and Hollywood), Padmavati will not get the same positioning as it was getting originally. The plea sought creation of a panel ahead of the film's release to ensure there is no "distortion" of history in regard to the portrayal of Rani Padmavati of Chittorgarh, reported news agency PTI. Have the people, who are burning cinema halls seen the film?
He also said that the Central Board of Film Certification should not have allowed the promotional videos of the film to be launched without their sanction.
Amid the raging controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama Padmavati, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale on Friday said the movie should be released after deletion of "objectionable scenes".
Mysuru: Urging the state government not to allow the release of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed film "Padmavati", which is now in the eye of the storm, members of the Sri Maharaja Pratap Simhaji Rajput Kshatriya Samaj staged a dharna here on Thursday. It was initially slated to release on December 1. Although the makers of the film have already reportedly stated that the film will release in the United Kingdom in line with the Indian release, Jadeja said that they can not trust the makers anymore as they have broken many reassurances in the past. A bench, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra and comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, had refused to exercise its jurisdiction in the situation.