Protesters vandalise 'Padmavati' sets in Rajasthan

| Updated: Jan 28, 2017 01:13 IST

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Jan. 27 (ANI): In a shocking turn of events, Rajput Karni Sena workers today created ruckus and vandalised the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' in Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort, claiming that the film shows a much-celebrated Rajput queen in 'poor light'. The protesters manhandled the ace director and alleged that the film has love scenes between Queen Padmini and ruler Alauddin Khilji, played by actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. The Karni Sena claims that Padmini was a proud queen known for taking her own life rather than submit to Alauddin Khilji, the emperor who attacked the Chittorgarh Fort. Padmini committed "Jauhar" or immolated herself with scores of other women as Alauddin Khilji waited to conquer the fort and claim her. The Rajput Karni Sena has demanded that Bhansali should delete such scenes in the film, if any. (ANI)