Karni Sena activists created ruckus outside cinema hall playing ‘Padmavati’ trailer

Vastavam web: In no let up in the wave of resentment against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati”, Karni Sena activists created ruckus outside a cinema hall at Anjad town here for playing the trailer of the controversial movie.He said the film’s trailer would not be shown again.
Anjad police station in-charge R R Chouhan said the Karni Sena had last month submitted a memorandum to the district authorities, demanding a ban on screening “Padmavati” and its trailer.He said police personnel brought the situation under control soon after they were informed about the protest.Political leaders and a number of organisations, especially the Karni Sena, have been opposing the release of the history drama, claiming that it had portrayed Rajput queen Padmini in bad light.
The Rajasthan-based outfit had even threatened to chop off the nose of lead actor Deepika Padukone if she did not refrain from making “provocative” statements.The fringe outfit had also threatened violence if the movie was released.A Haryana BJP leader is reported to have announced a bounty of Rs 10 crore for anyone beheading Padukone and Bhansali.