Ever since it’s production stages Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ previously titled ‘Padmaavati’ has been under public scrutiny for it’s portrayal of Rajpoots. After countless bans and what not Padmaavat was finally released in India and has now gotten clearance to be released in Pakistan as well. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic drama Padmaavat was cleared for release in Pakistan on Wednesday, said the censor board’s top official.
Mobashir Hasan tweeted. The movie has been given ‘U’ certification.
“Padmaavat has been declared fit for public exhibition in the cinema houses without any excision by Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC),”
Central Board of Film Censors #CBFC has declared a feature film containing Indian cast & crew #Padmaavat without any excision suitable for public exhibition in the cinemas with a ‘U’ certification. #CBFC #Unbiasedforartscreativity&healthy entertainment
— Mobashir Hasan (@BABUCRATE) January 24, 2018
According to some distributors in Pakistan, there were apprehensions over the movie given the negative portrayal of Alauddin Khilji. When asked about it, Hasan said,
“CBFC isn’t biased in arts, creativity and healthy entertainment.”
The film was released yesterday that is 25th of January 2018 worldwide while amidst all the protests in India.