On the ongoing controversy surrounding the Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavati’, the film producer Anurag Kashyap and Anand L. Rai said that many people in the film community are afraid of coming out to support, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Kashyap said that many people are openly afraid to support Bhansali.
Bhansali has been a victim of criticism by Rajput community and leaders. They have alleged that Bhansali has tampered with historical facts, about Rani Padmavati. While the director Anurag Kashyap has rejected all these claims, on Bhansali.
Anurag Kashyap said about Rajput Karni Sena, that in the last one month, how many ‘senas’ have you heard for the first time. He also shares his experience while saying that when Water was banned, I have gone through a similar experience, I was witness to the main party protesting against the film. The Kashi Sanskrit Suraksha Sangharsh Samiti protest at that time.
Kashyap also said, “In India, Films are a very popular thing, It like a horse and everybody wants to ride on. while the media allows this horse within the racecourse. They allow people to ride it, and make the controversy larger.
The film, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh, was supposed to be released on December 1 but the filmmakers postponed the film till the CBFC got the certificate.