Yet another controversy sparked on Tuesday over Release of Padmavati and this time none other than U.P Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. In the statement, CM Yogi slammed Sanjay Leela Bhansali and said that he has invited trouble for himself by making this film. Further, he adds that the film-maker should respect the sentiments of the people. In his statement CM seen supporting those who were giving threats to the film-makers and actress Deepika Padukone by saying “Nobody has the right to take the law into their hands if it will be Sanjay Leela Bhansali or anybody else. And I feel that if those giving death threats are guilty, then Bhansali is also guilty of hurting people’s sentiments.”
BJP leader of Haryana, Suraj Pal Amu was announced to reward of 10 cr for beheading Deepika Padukone and Bhansali. Today, Twinkle Khana came out to support Deepika Padukone and writes on Twitter, “The nation wants to know-Is this 10 cr beheading fee inclusive of GST?” Further, she wrote, “And as far as #Padmavati is concerned I wish it is the biggest hit ever as that would be the befitting rejoinder to all these loony threats!”
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Deepika, Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji, film, Padmavati is based on the legend of Rani Padmavati. Earlier this year, in January, Bhansali was even roughed up by the members of Rajput Karni Sena in Jaipur and the film sets vandalized during shooting.