1. Padmavati row Live: BJP condemns its senior party member’s derogatory comment

Padmavati row Live: BJP condemns its senior party member’s derogatory comment

Padmavati row Live: The dispute revolving around Deepika Padukone film Padmavati is getting more and more extreme as each day passes.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: November 20, 2017 7:46 PM
Padmavati, padmavati controvery, padmavati controversy live, padmavati controversy live updates, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Padmavati protest, Padmavati news, padmavati movie, padmavati ban, BJP, karni sena, entertaninment Padmavati was earlier slated to release on December 1. (Photo: Twitter)

Padmavati row Live: The dispute revolving around Deepika Padukone film Padmavati is getting more and more extreme as each day passes. As protests and threats over the period drama continue, the makers of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial on Sunday deferred its release from the slated December 1. Earlier on the same day, a fringe group targeted actress Deepika Padukone and announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for anyone for “burning her alive.” The matter has been reported to the police and they are looking into the same. Amidst the widespread dispute, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on November 19 said that Bollywood movie ‘Padmavati’ will not be allowed to be released in the state unless its “controversial portions” are removed.

Here are Padmavati row LIVE updates for the same-

7:41 PM: Senior National Conference leader Rana has written to J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti seeking ban on the film.

7:27 PM: Read|Padmavati ban in MP: Karni Sena creates ruckus outside theatre playing trailer of movie

7:15 PM: Members of the film industry asking actors to boycott IFFI over the Padmavati row.

7:04 PM: Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has written to DGP Karnataka directing to ensure security for Deepika and her family members and her family. according to ANI.

6:23 PM: “Cinematic license does not give anyone the right to twist historical facts”, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh.

5:50 PM: BJP MLA Raj Purohit has said that Padmavati has insulted Rajput community, and it should be banned.

5:41 PM: In the latest threat from UP’s Moradabad fringe group, the group has asked people who are keen to watch the film to have insurances in their name.

5:32 PM: Karni Sena chief Lokendra Kalvi has said that Sanjay Leela Bhansali should release the film in Pakistan instead of India. While filmmakers from Bollywood has come out in support of the film.

4:53 PM: Shahid Kapoor speaking on the film says, “I don’t think there is anything in the film that is unacceptable or that is not in good taste. Eventually, Padmavati will come out and in full force.” He adds that the film should not be judged even before it is released and seen by the public.

4:46 PM: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi says CBFC is trying to resolve Padmavati row through dialogue, as per Times Now.

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4:44 PM: SC while hearing a plea seeking deletion of alleged objectionable scenes from movie Padmavati has termed it premature and has squashed the request to delete scenes from the film.

4:37 PM: The Karnataka state government has decided to provide security to Deepika Padukone’s family after the actress started receiving death threats surrounding the controversy of Padmavati.

4:25 PM: BJP has asked its senior party leader Suraj Pal Amu to apologise publicly for his derogatory comment. PM’s party has condemned Pal’s comment. pal had said that he would offer Rs 10 crore to anybody who beheads Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Bhansali.

4:20 PM: Supreme Court has refused to interfere in the matter of Padmavati and ruled against the stay of the film’s release. The apex court was hearing a plea filed by a lawyer and stated, ‘we cannot interfere with CBFC’s work’.

4:06 PM: Viacom18 has sought for quick certification of Padmavati. CBFC has denied expediating the film’s process.

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3:56 PM: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has asked Haryana CM Khattar to take action against fringe groups threatening Deepika and Sanjay Bhansali.

3:48 PM: Meanwhile, Congress leader DK Shivakumar has criticized the BJP for its inaction on the fringe groups running amok. A fringe group has threatened the Aam Aadmi Party over watching Padmavati.

3:45 PM: On November 20, BJP’S Chittorgarh MP CP Joshi has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh requesting him to allow Padmavati to release only after it has been shown to members of Mewar’s royal family & historians. The royal family has agreed to it. Joshi has added that the film be banned if they object to it after the screening.

3:35 PM: MP CM has described Rani Padmini as ‘Rashtramata’ and has declared a memorial for her. He has also announced state-sponsored Rashtramata Padmavati award.

3:28 PM: On Monday, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has called for ban of Padmavati in his state.

03:00 PM: On November 19, Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi while talking about the film Padmavati said, “Aaj Deepika Padukone kis haisiyat se hamein challenge karti hai ki film lagke rahegi. Kya naak nahi kaat di usne Sanjay Leela Bhansali ki? Saikdon-crore rupaye jo khair uske nahi the, middle-east se aaye the, Dawood ke aaye the.”

02:50 PM: The Pune civil court has issued summons and show cause notice to Bhansali Productions and entire star cast of 6 people and thereby have ordered them to appear on November 21 in the court.

02:45 PM: A suit has been filed in the Pune court by advocate Sudip Kenjalkar and advocate Smita Padole to request the court to stop the release of film Padmavati in Pune district.

02:42 PM: Pune Court issues show cause notice to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone, according to India Today.

02:35 PM: Shahid Kapoor who is currently in Goa to attend the India International Film Festival 2017 while reacting to the controversy said, “We hope the film releases soon and the authorities help us release the film. I don’t know the date (when the film will release),” as quoted by India Today.

02:30 PM: NCW also asked him to apprise Commission of appropriate action taken at the earliest.

02:28 PM: The National Commission for Women over BJP’s Suraj Pal Amu ‘bounty’ statement writes to DGP Haryana requesting to look into the matter immediately and take appropriate action in accordance with the law.

Also read|Padmavati controversy: BJP issues show cause notice to its leader for offering Rs 10-cr bounty on Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

02:25 PM: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh says, nobody will accept the distortion of history and those who are protesting are rightly doing so.

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02:15 PM: National Conference leader Devender Singh Rana writes to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asking not to allow release of film Padmavati in the state till the film’s contents are verified.

02:11 PM: NC writes to J&K Chief Minister Mufti, wants the screening of Padmavati stalled in the state

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02:05 PM: After Deepika Padukone made her statement about no scenes with Ranveer Singh in the film, host Salman Khan repeated the same just to make sure. No just once, Salman repeats the same thrice.

01:55 PM: Padukone during a conversation with show host Salman Khan casually clarified that there was no scene of her and co-star Ranveer Kapoor who is playing the character of Alauddin Khalji together in the film.

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01:50 PM: On Sunday, Deepika Padukone visited the sets of Bigg Boss to promote her upcoming much in controvery film Padmavati.

1:45 PM: Haryana BJP Chief Media Coordinator SP Amu also said that he will quit BJP if needed, asks PM to exercise his powers to strike down film Padmavati

1:40 PM: While targetting RancontroversialP Amu on Sunday said, “Agar tune apne shabd wapas nahin liye to teri taango ko todke tere haath mein de denge.” (If you don’t take your words back, we will break your legs and give them to you).

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1:35 PM: Etihaisik tathyon se khilwaad kar agar Padmavati ji ke samman ke khilaaf film mein drishya dikhaye gaye hain, uss Film ka pradharshan Madhya Pradesh ki dharti par nahi hoga, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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1:31 PM: Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government has banned Padmavati in the state

Also read|Padmavati banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release! Shivraj Singh Chouhan says no to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama

1:28 PM: NCW issues notice to Haryana DGP BS Sandhu, asking for action against BJP Haryana leader Surajpal Amu for bounty remark on Sanjay Leela Bhansa

01:25 PM: Central Board of Film Certification turns down the application by makers of Padmavati seeking to expedite Certification process of the movie, as reported by ANI.

01:20 PM: On Sunday, Haryana’s BJP Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu targetted Deepika Padukone and Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He said, “Want to congratulate Meerut youth for announcing Rs 5 crore bounty for beheading Deepika, Bhansali. We will reward the ones beheading them, with Rs 10 crore, and also take care of their family’s needs.”

01: 10 PM: Rajput Community in Madhya Pradesh has submitted a memorandum before CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeking a ban on the Padmavati film.

01:00 PM: I have no information of any show cause notice issued, says Suraj Pal Amu, Haryana’s BJP Chief Media coordinator

12:50 PM: “Party has nothing to do with such statements, a show cause notice has been sent to him. There is rule of law in Haryana and no one can issue such fatwas,” said BJP’s Anil Jain, on BJP’s Suraj Pal Amu announcing Rs 10 crore bounty on Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone heads.

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12:40 PM: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today supported the film and said, “The Padmavati controversy is not only unfortunate but also a calculated plan of a political party to destroy the freedom to express ourselves. We condemn this super emergency. All in the film industry must come together and protest in one voice.”

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12:30 PM: Members of Kshatriya Mahasabha burnt effigies of Shashi Tharoor for his ‘Maharaja’ remarks & director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone

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