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Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali slapped on the set of padmavati demands probe

 2017-01-28 08:03:57.0

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali slapped on the set of padmavati demands probe

Tahlka News Desk
Jaipur: Indian film director, producer and screen writer Sanjay Leela Bhansali got slapped on the set of Padmavati in Jaipur on Friday. Whole Bollywood is furious and appalled with the incident and came across in the support of veteran filmmaker and demanded proper probe over the action taken by the members of Rajput karni Sena.

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was slapped and his hairs was pulled by the members of Rajput Karni Sena at Jaigarh Fort. They violently attacked to sets and vandalised the equipments. According, to karni Sena the film is showing Rajput queen in poor light, Film "Padmavati" is a historical drama which is based on the story of 'Queen Padmini' who famously refused to submit to the emperor Alauddin Khilji when he arrived at the Chittorgarh fort with his army and killed herself along with scores of other women before he could storm the fort.

Members of Rajput karni Sena alleged that the film has some love scenes between Queen Padmini and Alauddin khilji, which is played by the actor Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

Their, (Rajput Karni Sena) demand is to delete such scenes from film at anyway. "We had warned the filmmaker against presenting wrong facts. When we came to know about the shooting, we gathered there and protested," said a leader of the group, Narayan Singh.

Appalled by the incident Filmmaker Bhansali has decided to stop filmimg in the area, "The filmmakers have assured that they will not shoot here and will pack up," said senior police officer Anshuman Bhomia.

Fellow filmmaker Karan Johar said he is appalled at what has happened with Sanjay Bhansali. "This is the time for all us as an industry to stand by our people and fraternity," said by tweeting on his tweeter account.

"The film industry has to abandon its politics of silence, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said on Twitter, adding, "Silence is now tantamount to betrayal".

Actor and filmmaker Farhan Akhtar said there was enough evidence and he is waiting to see how many people are punished for what happened to Mr Bansali and his crew. "This is mockery of democracy. "My full support to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the crew."


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