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The police will provide ample security to the cinema halls and their owners for the release of the movie, which was mired in controversy due to protests by Rajput outfits.
According to film critic Taran Adarsh, the magnum-opus has taken the Box Office by storm and has raked in Rs. 212 crore.
The outfit's leader was detained yesterday for questioning and placed under arrest this morning on charges of breaching peace in the city.
The leader is infamous for offering Rs 10 crore bounty for beheading actress Deepika Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in November 2017.
Benegal had filmed the story of Allauddin Khilji's violent obsession for Rani Padmavati many years back, and not a stir of protest had happened.
Various fringe groups including Rajput Karni Sena has gone on a rampage and vandalized various cinema halls screening the movie.
Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said that no one is allowed to misrepresent and distort the history in the name of freedom of expression.
Padmaavat row UPDATES: 18 people arrested in connection with Gurgaon schoolbus attack, case registered
Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' finally released on Thursday, amid protests spurting across North India and with multiplexes in four states refusing to screen the film.
A night before the much controversial ‘Padmaavat’ hits the screens, Ranveer Singh shared an emotional message with the world, about the reviews the film is garnering.
On the release day of controversial and much-anticipated movie ‘Padmaavat’, the security has been tightened outside theatres across India on Thursday.
For the first time in his long career, a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film comes across as superficial, a mere costume extravaganza.
A theatre actor and a director himself, Jim Sarbh,has worked in films like "Neerja" and "A Death in the Gunj".
The state police, meanwhile, issued a state wide alert over the release of 'Padmaavat' in Uttar Pradesh.
Its chief patron Lokendra Singh Kalvi claimed that a section of media had wrongly reported that members of the Karni Sena had seen the film yesterday.
The film, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, has been facing protests by the Karni Sena and other fringe groups over allegations that historical facts were distorted in it.