The Gujarat government banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali film ‘Padmavati’, which is mired in a massive controversy.
A notification banning the film’s release was issued by the information and broadcasting department of the state.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had said he will not allow the film to release in the poll-bound state as it hurts the sentiments of the Rajput community.
“There are issues with the film, our sympathy is with those who are protesting against it and that is the reason we will not allow its release in the state till those issues are resolved,” Rupani had said.
On November 20, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said that “Padmavati” will not be allowed to be screened in the state if historical facts were distorted in the film.