Troubles for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming period drama ‘Padmavat’ seem to have no end.
After Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje declared on Monday that the film will not be released in her state, chief ministers of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh made it clear that they will not allow the film to be screened in their states as well. The announcements by the chief ministers of the respective states came on Friday, January 12.
The reason for the ban in these BJP-ruled states is yet to be known.
Padmavat, which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles, was planned to be released on December 1, 2017. But protests by various Rajput organisations and rejection by the CBFC delayed it further.
Recently, the CBFC cleared the movie with U/A certificate and with 5 modifications, including a change in the title. After the development, the makers of the film reportedly decided to release it on January 25.