Gujarat CM bans ‘Padmaavat’, calls the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film a ‘Foul play with Culture
Gujarat CM bans ‘Padmaavat’, calls the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film a ‘Foul play with Culture’. After Haryana CM ML Khattar and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati in his state. Furthermore, In more bad news for noted film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali,
The government in Gujarat on Wednesday made a ban on the release of this controversial movie Padmaavat across the state. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who said that the film, which ”distorts facts and hurts the sentiments of Rajputs” will not be allowed to be released. So Govt of Gujarat will not allow Padmavati – a movie hurting sentiments of Rajputs – to release in the State. Rupani tweeted, “We can’t allow our history to be distorted. We believe in freedom of speech and expression but any foul play with our great culture is not tolerable”.
So, The information and broadcasting department of the state issued the notification banning the movie. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 6 of the Gujarat Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 2004, As government of Gujarat hereby imposes ban on Hindi feature film “Padmavati” produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions Pvt Ltd within the jurisdiction of the state of Gujarat,” the notification read.
Hence Rupani said he will not allow the film to release in the poll-bound state as it hurts the sentiments of the Rajput community. In addition, There are issues with the film, our sympathy is with those who are protesting against it.
Talking about the movie,
The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh is based on Rajput queen Padmavati. Furthermore, Amid rumors that there was a romantic dream sequence between Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji’s characters, various Rajput and hence other groups have been protesting against the film, alleging it “distorts” history and while hurts the sentiments of the people.
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