Leela Bansali Releases Controversial ‘ Padmavati ‘

Leela Bansali Releases Controversial ‘ Padmavati ‘

Padmavati row: Mewar royals write to Modi, CBFC to withhold permission to release the controversial film due on December 1. The filmmaker has relied on ‘Padmavat’ by Malik Muhammad Jayasi, a Sufi poet. It is about the union of ‘atma’ (self) and ‘paramatma’ (supreme principle) with a ‘rakshash’. The value of this poetry, which does not claim to be, nor regarded as, is historically accurate. The filmmakers claimed that the film is well researched, factual…

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