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Padmavati: British Censor Board clears Deepika Padukone starrer without a single cut; makers want nod from India's CBFC
"Padmavati" has been cleared by the British Board of Film Classification without any cuts, but the producers say they are not planning to release the film without CBFC.
In India, "Padmavati" is in the eye of a storm following protests from conservative groups over alleged tampering with historical facts. Bhansali has been denying the contention.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday that he would get the story of Rajput queen Padmavati included in school curriculum from next year.
Actor Prakash Raj expressed regret over the death of Tamil film producer Ashok Kumar.
The period drama, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor has been facing protests from various groups, for allegedly tampering with historical facts.
Gujarat has become the third state to disallow the controversial movie's release after Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Aditi also plays a role in Bhansali's recent historical drama.
Perhaps never before has such a dark spell chased an actress in Indian cinema.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said today that he neither supported a ban on the movie 'Padmavati' nor backed those issuing threats to its actors and crew.
Reddy even condemned Haryana’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suraj Pal Amu's Rs 10 crore 'bounty' statement.
The Bollywood star has said that he is "200 per cent" behind director Sanjay Leela Bhansali but would not like to comment more than that as he has been asked not to.
The Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh governments have said that they would not allow the movie's release, till certain controversial portions in the film were removed.
Echoing views of other right-wing groups seeking the ban, thBJP legislator T Raja Singh said the movie is "hurting the sentiments of Hindus by manipulating the history of Rani Padmavati ji."
Lashing out at the film-maker, he said Bhansali was "habitual of playing with public sentiments".
Amid the row over Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed "Padmavati", director Sudhir Mishra today said a filmmaker's right to express is as fundamental as a person's right to protest.