Padmaavat: Petrol bomb hurled outside Karnataka theatre

ANI | Updated: Jan 26, 2018 14:17 IST

Belgaum (Karnataka) [India], January 26 (ANI): A petrol bomb was hurled outside Prakash theatre in Karnataka's Belgaum yesterday allegedly in protest against Padmaavat.

The Sanjay Leela Bhansali magnum opus has been embroiled into controversy since its inception.

Various Hindu and Rajput fringe outfits have raised objections over the epic drama alleging that Bhansali has distorted the history.

However, the Supreme Court has given a green signal to the film.

The fringe groups including Karni Sena has gone on a rampage and vandalized cinema halls of various states for screening the movie. (ANI)