A young man was found hanging off the parkot of Jaipur’s illustrious Nahargarh fort. The death is being coupled to the protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed film Padmavati.
This is as a result of a charcoal graffiti on the wall next to the lifeless body same, “Padmavati, hum sirf putle Nahi latkate .” The words “Padmavati ka virodh (Protest against Padmavati)” were additionally found next to the body.
Jaipur Police’s rhetorical team is at the spot. The means the body was found hanging, it couldn’t are a suicide, police sources told Bharat nowadays. An officer claimed this could be the work of anti-social parts UN agency hanged Chetan Kumar, the 23-year-old from Jaipur film Padmavati.
“It does not seem like he was alone. it might take over one person to tie the rope around the fort parapet and therefore the porthole,” the supply more.
The man has been known as Chetan Kumar, a resident of Jaipur.
The threat prompted Mumbai police to increase the actor’s security cover. We are providing her adequate security after the threat… The police will provide security at her residence as well as an office in Mumbai, senior Mumbai police officer Deven Bharti told news agency Press Trust of India.
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But Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of Uma Bharti’s party the BJP is yet to comment on the threats of the group, which has also, in an open challenge to the state government, said that if Padmavati is not banned by November 17, it will stop tourists from entering the historical Chittorgarh Fort, where Rani Padmini is said to have lived in the 14th century.
Earlier this week, its members went on the rampage in Kota destroying shops and vandalizing the ticket window of a cinema hall that was screening a trailer for the film.
Even film fraternity has come in support in Padmavati. Everybody from Farhan Akhtar to Richa Chadha has commented about the controversy surrounding the film. Richa Chadha who has also starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela said, “I do not think our culture and religion is so fragile that a film of two hours can ruin that. On the other hand, we are living in a democratic country where we have an appointed board that certifies our film, I see no reason for commenting on a film without watching it.”
Farhan who was also questioned about the same said, “This is not about just those two films or just about the film you mentioned. This has happened in the past with many films, and every single time it has happened, I have spoken up very openly and said that it should not. I am totally against anything being banned.”
While the number of controversies surrounding Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati do not seem to stop, the actors, on the other hand, are going all out to promote this magnum opus.