Padmavati controversy

Padmaavat row: We had to be politically correct, says Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor, who played Maha Rawal Ratan Singh in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed period drama, said the team had to endure a lot in "these past one-and-a-half years".

Feb 01, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Sanjay Leela Bhansali opens up about controversy over Padmaavat

Finally opening up about the trouble he faced over the release of the film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali said he was deeply troubled.

Jan 31, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Karan Johar has the sweetest thing to say about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat

Karan took to Twitter to heap praise on Padmaavat. His reaction to the film is perhaps the sweetest of all we have read so far.

Jan 30, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

Padmaavat: Bollywood stars at special screening – In pics

Bollywood celebrities at the special screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh.

Jan 29, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Padmaavat salutes Rajputs, Karni Sena lied and got it wrong

Karni Sena alleged the exact opposite of what Padmaavat has done.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

MP theatre owners defy govt over Padmaavat release while Karni Sena says ‘wait and watch’

There seems to be no end to the controversy over the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period film Padmaavat.

Jan 21, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Padmaavat: Deepika Padukone’s Ghoomar song excluded from the film? Here’s the truth

Even the Central Board of Film Certification had suggested modifications to the song so as to make the depiction befitting the character that is being portrayed.

Jan 14, 2018, 12:18 PM IST

Padmavat ready for release, but here is the toll it has taken on Sanjay Leela Bhansali

He hasn't been eating or sleeping properly. And he has started chain-smoking again.

Jan 09, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

Padmavati: Folktale and history cannot be mixed, says historian

The magnum opus hasn’t got a clearance certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification. 

Dec 27, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Padmavati: CBFC to set up historians' panel; film may not release before March

The Padmavati team, which was hoping to get a quick censor clearance after the Gujarat elections may be in for disappointing news.

Dec 21, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Padmavati controversy: Priyanka Chopra expresses her views

Priyanka has been a part of Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani.

Dec 21, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Padmavati row: Here’s when the film may get CBFC clearance certificate

Padmavati is expected to get a certificate from the CBFC today and the producers may decide when to release the film, which has been on hold since December 1.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Karni Sena honours Shatrughan Sinha for opposing Padmavati

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has often been vocal against the stands taken by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership, has, for a change, echoed the views of the party’s governments in different states. The veteran actor has endorsed the opposition to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Banned 'Padmavati' because we respect women, says Gujarat CM

The Padmavati controversy has become an emotive issue for the Rajput community. 

Dec 02, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

As Padmavati row rages, let's remember the film that had to be shot in secret

The filmmakers had to continue shooting in a different country.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Padmavati row: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi to meet Parliamentary Panel

 Sanjay Leela Bhansali and CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi are expected to meet members of the Parliamentary Panel today over controversial film Padmavati.

Nov 30, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Of Padmavati, Politics, Daughters in Law and Floccinaucinihilipilification

I had almost made it through the day without a ‘Padmavati’ story when this post surfaced.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Mulayam's daughter-in-law dances into Padmavati controversy

In a video clipping which has since gone viral on the social media, Aparna Yadav is seen leading a group of women dancers on stage at the family function.  

Nov 29, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Film industry plans 15-minute 'blackout' in support of 'Padmavati'

Amid protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati", the Indian Films and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, is planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and "to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals".

Nov 25, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

10 facts you ought to know about Padmavati

Don't rage before you read this.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:29 PM IST