Amidst all the violence and agitation on the surface as the movie is nearing its release date, states are being extra cautious about the audience's reaction.
While Rajasthan has banned Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavat, the chief ministers of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, too, have expresed their reservations over letting the film be released in their respective states. "Of course, there has been the whole controversy around "Padmavati" but it is such a special film. I respect art but when it comes to people's sentiments being hurt, it must be thought about and discussed", he had earlier said.
The Rajasthan High Court on Friday said it would like to watch Padmavat before quashing an FIR against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone for stoking enmity among communities.
Girl Scout Cookies: Police warn against 'highly addictive' substances coming to town
From this year's flavors to where the $800 million in revenue goes, here's all you need to know about beloved sweet treats. A box of Girl Scout cookies costs $5, but the investment in the future of the girls selling the cookies is immeasurable.
CM secretariat officials told TOI that the Padmaavat will be banned in MP.
The film is slated to hit the silver screens on January 25.
However, Shri Rajput Karni Sena's chief, Lokendra Singh Kalvi denied any involvement in the case and condemned the incident.
Angelique Kerber wins Sydney, sets herself up for AusOpen
The other semi-final will be an all-Australian affair between Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova. "And Angie is on fire". I played some of my best tennis this week and it wasn't enough.
UP's government lead by Yogi Adityanath has said that it would not stop the release of the film in UP. The movie's name was changed to Padmavat from Padmavati.
Rajputs in Himachal Pradesh comprise almost 38% of the population.
Earlier, some rajput legislators had reportedly conveyed their displeasure and reservations about "distortion" of historical facts in the film to the CM. So far, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are he states that have already banned the film and Bhansali might have gotten up from his house to the Rajasthan court and raise his opinion about his own film.
Israeli construction in West Bank derails peace process - Moscow
Besides, Israel has approved additional housing units in the Ariel and Alfei Menashe settlements in the northern West Bank. Settlements are one of the most heated issues in efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, frozen since 2014.