Bhansali’s movie finally set to see light of day; heres latest development
Major breakthrough and an equally big breather for the film industry as the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical drama ‘Padmavati’ is now most likely to be released shortly.
The film is likely to have U/A certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification.
Bhansali’s movie has been center of controversies for past month or so and the film has been stuck for this reason only.
The Board hass suggested 26 cuts to the film and a change in the title to ‘Padmavat’ – and will issue the certificate once the required and agreed modifications are made, sources informed.
The film was reviewed by a special panel constituted by the CBFC which included historians after the makers of the film stated that it was partially based on historical facts.
The CBFC said that the special panel consisted of Arvind Singh from Udaipur, Dr Chandramani Singh and Professor KK Singh of Jaipur University. Panel member had insights and also some reservations regarding claimed historical events and socio-cultural aspects which were duly discussed at length, it was informed.
‘Padmavati’, the 190-crore film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, has drawn angry protests in Rajasthan where fringe groups like the Karni Sena saying that the movie “distorts history”. >