Bhansali, who appeared before a parliamentary panel, has said the 190-crore budget film is based on the 16th century epic poem "Padmavat" by Malik Muhammad Jayasi.
The film was also asked to give a few disclaimers - one of them regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati and also relevant modifications in the song "Ghoomar" to befit the character portrayed, a CBFC statement said.
The film stars Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh. "Panel member had insights and also some reservations regarding claimed historical events and socio-cultural aspects which were duly discussed at length", NDTV reported citing a board official. "Though visually stunning they leave a disturbing impact.They've asked for some shots to be altered", says a source.
Karni Sena has been spearheading the nationwide protests against the screening of the film. "Members of the committee formed to review the film have opposed it but the censor board is taking this decision due to underworld pressure". In March, unidentified people vandalised the movie sets in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district.
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