Padmavat: Producers Move To Supreme Court After Some States Ban The Film


After getting a green signal from the Censor Board Of Film Certification, Padmavat still has some problems to clear. The producers of Padmavat have moved to Supreme Court as four states have denied the film releasing there.

The court has agreed to hear producer’s request. A panel including Chief Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud have considered the submission of producer’s counsel that the matter to be heard on the urgent basis.


Yesterday, in Allahabad High Court a petition was filed against the film Padmavat and the petitioner had filed a Public Interest Litigation in November 2017. A clearer picture on when the petition will emerge on Thursday.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavat is facing more issues. The Health Minister of Haryana, Anil Vij tweeted about the ban of the film in the state. He wrote, “Film Padmavati/Padmavat banned in Haryana.”

A contention over which some Rajput organisations have demanded a nationwide ban on the film. The Central Board of Film Certification had approved the film with some modifications in December.


Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana are the states. These have announced they will not let the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial hit the screens. In November last year, the Supreme Court had dismissed a plea against release of the movie.


Padmavat starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor will be clashing with Akshay Kumar’s Padman on 25 January 2018.


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