By no means does it represent the point of view of CBFC as an organisation or the CBFC board. "We have respect for Bhansali as an individual and artist", Joshi told IANS. However, he did mention that sentiments of the community will also be taken into account.
"I am fully confident that my letter will taken into consideration, and a sedition case is run (registered) against Bhansali". Rational public opinion should ensure that a balance is retained between fact and fiction, artistic license and objectionable distortion", he said to TOI from Jodhpur."There has hardly been any serious attempt to make a proper historical film in our country , As Reported By TOI. Bhansali has already on a number of occasions rejected reports that there will be any intimate scenes or any love angle between Padmini and Khilji.
In the video, the director said, "This movie is embroiled in so many controversies because of some rumour". The Jaipur Royals said that Bhansali productions had promised during shooting to show film to them and Rajput Sabha Bhawan before releasing film's trailer and songs which they have not done. Another meeting was to discuss the Supreme Court order that refused to impose any restrictions on the release of the movie, stating that it was yet to be reviewed by the censor board of film certification.
"Padmavati" is based on the legend of Rani Padmini, a Hindu Rajput queen, mentioned in Padmavat, an Avadhi language epic poem written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540.
Till the expert group returned a finding on the allegations, the petitioner also sought a stay on the release of the film, which is scheduled for December 1.