Indian — «Matilda»: behind the head bollywood stars announced the award

© AFP 2017 / StrdelИндийская actress and model Deepika Padukone. Archival photoIndian — «Matilda»: behind the head bollywood stars announced the award© 2017 AFP / Strdel

One of the main stars modern bollywood, actress Deepika Padukone received numerous death threats from far-right organizations because of the role in the film about the legendary Indian Queen Rani Padmini.

The radical and populist groups organize protests at the firm’s offices, burned the portraits of Dipika of Padukon require to prevent the release of the film, which was supposed to begin on 1 December, but was delayed by the decision of the production company.

History and fiction

The film «Padmavati» is based on the epic «Padmavat» from the 16th century which tells about the Queen Rani Padmini (also known as Padmavati), wife of the ruler of the Principality of Mewar RATAN Seine. Although the image of the ruler is based on real historical character in Ratna Sinha, scientists have been unable to find evidence of the authenticity of the story Padmavati.

© Bhansali Productions / Viacom18 Motion Pictures (2017)scene from the movie «Padmavati»Indian — «Matilda»: behind the head bollywood stars announced the award© Bhansali Productions / Viacom18 Motion Pictures (2017)scene from the movie «Padmavati»

According to legend, Padmavati, Sinhala Princess of great beauty, was the cause of the attack of the Sultan of Delhi Alauddin Muhammad Shah in possession of RATAN Seine with the aim to take away his wife. The Muslim ruler to successfully suppress the power bavarskogo ruler, but could not achieve the goal of Padmavati has carried out self-immolation, in order not to fall into the hands of the aggressor.

Given that the epic is more of a legend than a real story, and the fact that it including present sectarian conflict between Hindus and Muslims, the film was predictable at the center of many scandals. Back in January of this year, the representatives of the populist organizations of the Rajput caste «Sri Rajpur Karni Sena» pogroms staged on a movie set, and later attacked the Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Deepika Padukone on the red carpet of the opening ceremony of the 70 th Cannes international film festivalIndian — «Matilda»: behind the head bollywood stars announced the award© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Deepika Padukone on the red carpet of the opening ceremony of the 70 th Cannes international film festival

The cause of the unrest were rumors that the film shows «distorting history» a scene in which Padmavati had a dream about the antagonist of Muhammad Shah, that the filmmakers have repeatedly denied.

«This film was involved in so many scandals of over a hearing. The rumor is that the film is a dream sequence about Rani Padmavati and Alauddin, Haldi. I’ve already answered that and provided written confirmation of this», — said the Director Bhansali in a video a week and a half ago.
The snowball effect

However, the stream of threats continues. The threats were made by a representative of the ruling in India, «Bharatiya Janata party» and not the leader of the extreme right group. Responsible for working with media in branch of the party in Haryana Suraj PAL Amu promised to double the reward for the head of Padukon and Bhansali.

«If you (played in the film actor ranvir Singh) will not take it back, we will break your legs. I want to congratulate the youth of Miruta (Uttar Pradesh) for the ad reward of 50 million rupees (almost 770 thousand dollars) for the decapitation Dipika and Bhansali. We will reward those who beheaded them, 100 million rupees (about half a million dollars) and will take care of the needs of their families», — quotes Agency the words of the policy ANI.

In the party distanced itself from the words of his representative.

LOVING all your versions of #DoTheGhoomar!!!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 keep the videos coming & get ready for a surprise! pic.twitter.com/WHTAfCAdUj

— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on 31 October 2017.

The film is currently delayed indefinitely. The producers canceled the premiere on 1 December, as the Central Bureau of film certification has still not issued his rental license, and on Monday dismissed the petition of filmmakers with a request to speed up the process.

However, even before the start of the picture the ad already prohibited by the States of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab – in all but the last rule of the nationalist «Bharatiya Janata party».

© AFP 2017 / StringerИсполнительница the lead role in the movie «Padmavati» actress Deepika PadukoneIndian — «Matilda»: behind the head bollywood stars announced the award© AFP 2017 / StringerИсполнительница the lead role in the movie «Padmavati» actress Deepika Padukone

In turn, the head of West Bengal, in opposition to the government of the BJP, mamata Banerjee said about censorship.

«The scandal around Padmavati not only annoying, but also a plan for a political party to destroy freedom of expression. We condemn this excessive abundance. Everyone in the industry needs to unite and Express the unanimous protest,» she wrote on Twitter.

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