Deepika Padukone starrer Padmavati has been facing controversies for a while now and there were reports of the film getting postponed. The makers have released the official statement saying, “Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio behind ‘Padmavati’ has voluntarily deferred the release date of the film from December 1st 2017. Along with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, amongst the most gifted film makers of his generation, Viacom18 Motion Pictures has created a beautiful cinematic masterpiece in ‘Padmavati’ that captures Rajput valor, dignity and tradition in all its glory.Also Read - Alia Bhatt Wraps Up Shooting of Gangubai Kathiawadi, Reveals It Was Her Dream To Be Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Actor

The film is an eloquent portrayal of a tale that will fill every Indian with pride and showcase our country’s story-telling prowess across the globe. We are a responsible, law-abiding corporate citizen and have the highest respect and regard for the law of the land and all our institutions and statutory bodies including the Central Board of Film Certification.” [ALSO READ: What? Deepika Padukone’s Padmavati And Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai To Get DELAYED] Also Read - Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai’s Unseen Photos From Sets of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Will Make You Fall in Love With Cult Classic Again

The statement further reads, “We always have and are committed to continue following the established procedure and convention. We have faith that we will soon obtain the requisite clearances to release the film. We will announce the revised release date of the film in due course. We stand firm in our commitment to tell endearing tales that resonate with our audiences the world over as we have in the past with our other projects such as ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Queen’, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ and many more.” Well, it is to see when does the magnum opus hits the screen now. There are also reports that Salman Khan- Katrina Kaif’s Tiger Zinda Hai might also get postponed. Now it is to see whether the makers of TZH confirm the news or not. Stay tuned for more updates. Also Read - Madhuri Dixit to Perform Mujra in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heera Mandi? Here’s All You Need to Know