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‘Padmaavat’ will hit the screens worldwide on January 25

After months of facing resistance, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” — earlier titled “Padmavati” — will hit the screens worldwide on January 25, the makers formally announced on Sunday. The filmmaker hopes the audience likes the movie, which he says is his homage to the valour of the Rajputs. The period drama, which will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will …

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‘Padmavati’ will release on January 25 as ‘Padmavat’

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial Hindi film “Padmavati”, which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, will release on January 25 as “Padmavat”. “It will release as ‘Padmavat’ on January 25. The film has got U/A certificate,” sources at Viacom18 Motion Pictures told IANS. “Padmavati” — now “Padmavat” — was earlier slated for release on December 1 but got stuck …

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CBFC has decided to give a U/A certificate “along with some modifications” to ‘Padmavati’

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has decided to give a U/A certificate “along with some modifications” to Sanjay Leela Bhansalis controversial film “Padmavati” and has asked the filmmaker to “likely” change the movie’s title to “Padmavat”. The film was also asked to give a few disclaimers — one of them regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati and …

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‘Raees’ most talked about Bollywood film of 2017 on Twitter

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “Raees” was the most talked about Bollywood film of 2017 on Twitter, with Salman Khan’s “Tiger Zinda Hai” securing the second place, reveals a report. According to Twitter India’s annual ranking list, “Raees” was the most talked about Hindi film in 2017 based on the hashtag volume. Set against the backdrop of prohibition in Gujarat, “Raees”, …

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Will watch the period drama ‘Padmavati’ no matter when it releases: Anurag Basu

Director Anurag Basu, who finds it bizarre that the whole controversy around Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” is based merely on perception and assumption, says he will watch the period drama whenever it releases. Basu was at an event where he met 40 children — who are fighting cancer — from the Tata Memorial Centre. He was asked to comment on …

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Deepika has the aura to carry historical roles: Madhuri Dixit

Bollywood beauty Madhuri Dixit feels that among the current crop of actresses, Deepika Padukone — who will next be seen in the controversial period drama “Padmavati” — has an aura best suited for historical characters. Madhuri was at the red carpet of the Lux Golden Rose Awards here on Sunday night when she was asked about the actress she finds …

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Punjab not to ban screening of film ‘Padmavati’: Amarinder singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday made it clear that he would not stop the screening of the controversial film “Padmavati” in the state. He also reiterated his commitment to provide a level playing field to all media organisations in the state. In his inaugural address at the two-day national meet of journalists being organised by The Tribune Employees …

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Women have been the strongest people in my life: Shahid

Actor Shahid Kapoor says the strongest people in his life have been women, especially his mother Neelima Azeem who has been a single parent. He also calls his wife Mira and daughter Misha his “whole world” and says he couldn’t have been happier in his life than now. Shahid spoke to IANS on phone from Mumbai on the sidelines of …

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Shahid Kapoor thanks Kangana for supporting ‘Padmavati’

Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays one of the three key characters in “Padmavati”, has thanked his “Rangoon” co-star Kangana Ranaut for extending her support to the controversial film, and said creative people shouldn’t be scared. Shahid, who was present at the Reebok Fit To Fight Awards on Thursday night, said: “You feel very grateful that people are supporting you, so …

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Patriarchy in the society needs to be attacked : Kangana

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who never minces words, has opposed the threats issued to “Padmavati” actress Deepika Padukone, and said patriarchy in the society needs to be attacked. Kangana was at Reebok’s Fit To Fight Awards here on Thursday night when she was asked about her thoughts on the threats issued to Deepika over the controversial film “Padmavati”. She said: “It …

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