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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.
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.
Lashing out at the film-maker, he said Bhansali was "habitual of playing with public sentiments".
Amid the row over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati", writer Apurva Asrani said an artiste's interpretation of a historical or mythological work has a right to exist, irrespective of the content
Earlier in the day, the state Home Minister said the state is considering a ban on the movie within the state as per the legal framework and is seeking legal advice.
In a Twitter post, he also said "many communities" had earlier opposed his films, without naming anybody.
Massive protests over the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film were witnessed in Rajasthan and parts of Uttar Pradesh over the alleged "distortion of history".
Kunwar Surajpal Singh Ammu, chief media coordinator of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state, said he gave the statement as a "Rajput" and not as an office-bearer of the party.
The Haryana BJP have asked Amu to give an explanation over his reported remarks offering Rs 10 crore bounty for beheading Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Deepika Padukone.
The film has been mired in controversy over conjectures that it 'distorts history' regarding Rajput queen Padmavati, a contention that Bhansali has repeatedly denied.
CBFC said that the movie will be reviewed and certified as per set norms of following the chronological order of all applications.
The Shri Rajput Karni Sena that it wanted a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" and claimed underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's money was invested in the film.
Padmavati row: Will break Ranveer's legs, reward Rs 10 crore for beheading Deepika and Bhansali, says a BJP media coordinator
Haryana's BJP Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu passed derogatory remarks against ‘Padmavati’ filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actress Deepika Padukone and actor Ranveer Singh.
Members of the Akhil Bhartiya Kshatriya Mahasabha (ABKM) burnt over a hundred effigies of Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali at Damodar Swarup park in Bareilly.