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Karni Sena wants ‘Padmavati’ banned

Karni Sena wants ‘Padmavati’ banned. The Shree Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena on Friday demanded a ban on “Padmavati” after slamming Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and censor board chief Prasoon Joshi for allowing its release with a U/A certificate.”I want to ask the central government what benefits will they get by supporting this movie?

Shahid Kapoor says that the wait for ‘Padmavati’ is ‘Killing’ him

Shahid Kapoor says that the wait for ‘Padmavati’ is ‘Killing’ him. Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is hopeful that there would be clarity on the release of his controversy-ridden film “Padmavati” by end of this month. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama is yet to receive a certificate from the CBFC. Several Rajput outfits and political

Violence is not the way: Aamir on ‘Padmavati’

New Delhi, Dec 12, Everyone has a right to protest but violence is not the way, says Bollywood star Aamir Khan, terming the threats to Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali over their film “Padmavati” as “most unfortunate”. The actor said he would not like to “comment directly” on the raging controversy over “Padmavati” but

Creative people shouldn’t be scared: Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai, Dec 8 (PTI) Creative people shouldn’t be scared: Shahid Kapoor. His latest “Padmavati” might be mired in controversies and still awaiting a release date, but actor Shahid Kapoor said creative people should not be scared as art does not come from a space of fear. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” has been caught in controversies over

Bhansali appears before parl panel on IT on ‘Padmavati’

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) “Padmavati” director Sanjay Leela Bhansali today appeared before a parliamentary standing committee on information technology to share his views on the controversy surrounding the film. Censor board chief Prasoon Joshi is also scheduled to appear before the panel today, sources said. They said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief

Suraj Pal Amu who threatened 'Padmavati' cast, makers resigns

Suraj Pal Amu who threatened ‘Padmavati’ cast, makers resigns

Suraj Pal Amu threatened Padmavati cast: Haryana’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu, infamous for threatening the makers and cast of ‘Padmavati’ movie, resigned on Wednesday. Amu hit headlines when he recently announced a reward of Rs 10 crore for anyone who beheads actress Deepika Padukone, and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali,


Padmavati: Film industry to hold blackout protest in support of Bhansali’s film

Due to increasing protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati, the Indian Films and TV Directors’ Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, are planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and “to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals”.Ashoke Pandit of IFTDA

Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati' in Jammu

Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 24, Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu : Rajput community members today held protests in Jammu city demanding a ban on the release of the film “Padmavati”, alleging that the makers have distorted historical facts. A large number of community members took out bike and foot rallies in Jammu city and held

Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie Padmavati

New Delhi, Nov 24, Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie Padmavati : The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea against Bollywood flick “Padmavati”, observing that such petitions were encouraging those agitating against the movie. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar termed as “hopeless” and “misconceived”

Body found hanging in protest of Padmavati

A body was found hanging at Jaipur’s famous Nahargarh Fort on Friday, with a threat note engraved on the rocks in protest of the movie ‘Padmavati’. When the police reached the spot they found a message written on the rocks stating – “We not burn effigies only, in protest of Padmavati”. The body was hanging

Gujrat bans Padmavati

Poll-bound Gujrat bans Padmavati

Gujrat bans Padmavati: Gujarat joined Madhya Pradesh in banning controversial Bollywood film Padmavati on Wednesday as the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) backed protesters and said it will tell filmmakers to not hurt Hindu sentiments. Now, Poll-bound Gujarat joined the list of BJP-administered states to ban Padmavati, a movie that has courted controversy over alleged scenes that

Love India, but don’t understand it any more: Aditi Rao Hydari

Mumbai, Nov 22, With growing tension over filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati”, actress Aditi Rao Hydari has questioned why people don’t express as much anger when women are violated in the country as they are showing towards the film. Aditi, who too will be seen in Bhansali’s historical drama, says though she loves her country,


Chandigarh, November 21: Rejecting suggestions of supporting a ban on the movie ‘Padmavati’, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decried attempts by some vested interests to misinterpret his statement on the issue. He had neither supported a ban on the movie nor backed those issuing threats to the actors and crew of Padmavati, said

Adityanath hits

Adityanath hits out at film-maker Bhansali over Padmavati row

Gorakhpur, Nov 21, Adityanath hits out at film-maker Bhansali over Padmavati row : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today alleged that ‘Padmavati’ director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is no less guilty than those issuing threats to actors and others involved with the film and asserted that if there is any action, “it will be against


SC to hear plea against makers to remove ‘objectionable’ content in ‘Padmavati’

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea filed by senior lawyer, Manohar Lal Sharma seeking direction to delete certain objectionable scenes from the movie, ‘Padmavati’. In the plea filed on Friday, Sharma also sought prosecution of the filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.Earlier on November 10, the Supreme Court rejected the petition filed against the

Ruby Rose supports Deepika

Ruby Rose supports Deepika amid ‘Padmavati’ controversy

Los Angeles, Nov 18, Ruby Rose supports Deepika amid ‘Padmavati’ controversy : Hollywood actor Ruby Rose has come out in support of Deepika Padukone amid the ongoing controversy surrounding her upcoming film “Padmavati”.Deepika, who plays the titular role in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed film, has received threats from Rajput Karni Sena with one of its

Lokendra Kalvi

Deepika is not India’s president to make orders: Lokendra Kalvi

Patna (Bihar) [India], November 17 : Deepika is not India’s president to make orders: Lokendra Kalvi : Rajput Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Friday lashed out at actress Deepika Padukone, saying she was not the president of India to roll out orders on the release of the movie ‘Padmavati’. Speaking to ANI, Kalvi

Padmavati protesters block tourist entry to Chhittorgarh Fort

Jaipur, Nov 17, Protesters today blocked the entry to the Chhittorgarh Fort, which houses Padmini’s Palace, amid protests against Bollywood film ‘Padmavati’ across Rajasthan and various parts of the country. However, SP of Chhittorgarh Prashan Kumar Khamsera said the fort, a world heritage site in Rajasthan, is not officially closed. “We have been informed by

We should be proud of Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Aditi Rao Hydari

Mumbai, Nov 16 : Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who plays a pivotal role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial “Padmavati”, says we should be proud of the filmmaker and give him space to create “the amazing work”. “There is no fear and one shouldn’t be scared either because I think this is a democratic country and

Rajput organisation demands ban on “Padmavati”

Jamshedpur, Nov 12, An organisation of the Rajput community here today demanded a ban on the upcoming Bollywood movie “Padmavati” and said it would not allow its release in any of the theatres in and around Jamshedpur.Various groups across the country, most of them from the Rajput community, have accused director Sanjay Leela Bhansali of