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Fringe group watches ‘Padmaavat’; here is their reaction

As the controversial Bollywood film 'Padmaavat' is finally set to be released on January 25, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali invited a fringe group protesting against it to watch the film.  The acting mediator and spokesperson for the Rajput Karni Sena Suresh Chavhanke was among a team of forty representatives invited to a special screening of Padmaavat. The group's representatives including Chavhanke gave their own ‘review’ of the movie. Addressing a press conference after the screening, he said the movie now…

Sanjay Bhansali agrees to prescreen ‘Padmavati’

Indian filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has finally acceded to the will of local extremist group's demand of prescreening 'Padmavati' before releasing it nationwide. Viewing growing tension among people, cast and crew of the movie because of serious threats issued by fringe groups of Rajasthan, the director has buckled under pressure and wrote to the Indian Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) seeking permission for prescreening of the flick to the extremist goons. He took this decision in an attempt to…