Jaipur, Nov 21: Rajasthan has joined the list of states where the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati may be in trouble. After Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that the film, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, will not be released in the state till changes are made according to the suggestions given to the Centre. Rajasthan has been witnessing massive protests against the release of Padmavati with Rajput groups including the Karni Sena claiming that facts have been distorted in the film.Also Read - Omicron Variant: Rajasthan Issues Guidelines, Passengers From Abroad to be Examined For Next 16 Days

Earlier, the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab had also raised concerns over the release of Padmavati amid nationwide protests. On Monday, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the film’s release will not be allowed in the state as it distorted facts about ‘mata’ Padmavati. “Etihaisik tathyon se khilwaad kar agar Padmavati ji ke samman ke khilaaf film mein drishya dikhaye gaye hain, uss Film ka pradharshan Madhya Pradesh ki dharti par nahi hoga (If Padmavati’s distorted history is shown in the film, and the film insults her, that film will not be allowed to be released in Madhya Pradesh),” Chouhan said. Also Read - Katrina Kaif-Vicky Kaushal Wedding: The Couple Planning Grand Reception In Mumbai, Details Inside

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh also came out in support of the protesters raising concerns against Padmavati. “Nobody will accept distortion of history and those who are protesting are rightly doing so,” Captain Singh said on Monday. However, there was no word from him on the release of the film in the state. Also Read - Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Kiara Advani, Nora Fatehi And More Set The Stage On Fire At a Delhi Wedding | Watch

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had also raised concerns earlier this month over the release of the film in the state. He had written to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting raising concerns over the law and order situation in the state if the film releases. (Want Deepika’s Head…Saved: Tweets Kamal Haasan)

Meanwhile, Padmavati, which was slated to be released on December 1, has now been deferred. “Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio behind ‘Padmavati’, has voluntarily deferred the release date of the film from December 1st 2017,” a statement said. A Viacom18 Motion Pictures spokesperson said that they had the highest regard for the law of the land and statutory bodies such as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). As a “responsible and law-abiding corporate citizen”, it was committed to following the established procedure and convention, he said. “We have faith that we will soon obtain the requisite clearances to release the film,” the statement said.