The makers of Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Manikarnika", on Tuesday said the movie neither distorts historical facts nor does it portray anything objectionable.
The Shree Rajput Karni Sena has been protesting the Deepika Padukone starrer since its inception, claiming the film distorts history.
Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Friday announced it has decided to take back its protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", stating the movie glorifies the valour of the Rajputs.
Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Tuesday again claimed that historical facts had been tampered with in 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.
The Karni Sena has been protesting vociferously against and has demanded a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", which they say distorts history.
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 school bus in Haryana's Gurugram was attacked by a group of men, who were protesting against the release of the controversial flick 'Padmaavat'.
On the release day of controversial and much-anticipated movie ‘Padmaavat’, the security has been tightened outside theatres across India on Thursday.
While parts of North India were up in arms against the release of Padmaavat, it’s been smooth sailing for the film in the South since its screening on Tuesday.
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.
On Tuesday, a senior spokesperson of the Karni Sena from Chittorgarh had said that "people from the city of Queen Padmavat are disheartened with the verdict of the Supreme Court".
As the film is set to release on Thursday, the Karni Sena and other fringe groups claim Bhansali's period drama distorts history.