The 'not relevant' tag was given under the pretext that the film might spur unrest among the community, considering that about 61 per cent of Malaysia is populated by Muslims.
Padmaavat shows that there was no substance to any of the grievances they have aired over the better part of half a year.
Poonawala, in his plea, has accused four state governments of inefficient management of public order in the cities where the belligerent Karni Sena is carrying out disruptive activities.
Padmaavat row: Plea against certification declined by Delhi HC, petitioner asked to move Supreme Court
The film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor hit theatres today.
Referring to the widespread protests and vandalism by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists, the petitioners have contended that their actions were in violation of the January 18 order of the apex cour
The Karni Sena has been protesting vociferously against and has demanded a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", which they say distorts history.
A Haryana Roadways bus was set ablaze and another vandalised in Bhondsi area in Gurugram district on Wednesday by a group of around 50 men to protest against the movie 'Padmaavat'.
The Supreme Court had refused to modify its earlier order that had cleared the decks for the nationwide release of the film.
Thousands of women brandishing swords took out a 'Chetavani Rally' or a warning march in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town.
Owaisi hit back on the government saying that the prime minister formed a 12- member committee for the film but nobody was consulted when the law to end triple talaq was being made.
Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal hailed the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the ban against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' in some states.
The apex court has stayed the notification by the governments of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat and has given a green signal to the Padmavaat.
The release of Bhansali’s magnum opus was banned in the said four states to wing a potential law and order problem.
The Rajputs, along with other community members, staged a sit-in protest near Rithola crossing on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway by blocking it for nearly half-an-hour.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud will hear the plea urgently in view of the ban on its release by various state governments.
Over 100 Shri Rajput Karni Sena workers were detained for protesting outside the CBFC office in connection with the release of film ‘Padmaavat’.