Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was assaulted by a rampaging mob on the set of his subsequent movie, ‘Padmavati’, in Jaipur yesterday. The unit was taking pictures for a dream sequence when activists of an area group, Rajput Karni Sena, marched into the set at Jaigarh Fort and accusing Bhansali of distorting historic information within the costume drama, slapped him and pulled his hair. Additionally they broken tools.
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A video seize of the assault yesterday
Deepika Padukone essays the title position whereas Ranveer Singh performs Mughal ruler Alauddin Khilji. Shahid Kapoor will probably be seen as Deepika’s reel husband, Raja Rawal Ratan Singh.
The activists claimed that the film exhibits Rani Padmavati in poor gentle. This specific group had staged protests in opposition to Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ (2008) claiming that Jodhaa was married to Akbar’s son and never Akbar.
Hassle had erupted on ‘Padmavati’ set final September when the Patel Navnirman Sena warned Bhansali to cease shoot in Mumbai, fearing harm to the feisty queen’s picture.
Regardless of repeated makes an attempt, Bhansali and his workforce remained unavailable for remark.