Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmavati‘ is in the news for all the negative reasons as of now! After the attack on the ace director in Jaipur, there has been mixed reaction among-st the audience. The Bollywood celebrities however took a strong stand supporting Sanjay Leela Bhansali and condemning this violent attack. The tinsel town came together saying that this attack appalled them and they wanted some legal action against this! However, the Indian Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt recently tweeted that the history should be portrayed carefully and tampering it is not a good thing! Here see what this Padmashri awardee tweeted on this issue!
Yogeshwar Dutt, clearly not so happy about the film Padmavati, voiced out his opinion through the series of tweets which was liked and shared by his supporters. In his tweets he wrote, ” The sacrifice and courage of the Queen of Chittor is immortal in history. Ratan Singh was married through a swayamvar. There is a difference between novel and history. Paro and Padmavati are two different people. Be careful while dealing with things like sacrifice and courage of Rani Padmavati. ”
He also further tweeted that Padmavati had performed Jauhar to not fall into the hands of Khilji along with other 16000 courageous women. Then he added that despite knowing the unavoidable defeat they faced, males aged more than 12 years, wore a saffron turban and followed the ‘Saka vrat’ and so no one can mess with this courageous story. (ALSO READ: Sanjay Leela Bhansali slapgate: Padmavati director appeals to Rajput groups to let him shoot the film, while Bollywood stands united)
Not only Yogeshwar Dutt but also national basketball player Prashanti Singh tweeted supporting Yogeshwar Dutt’s views. She tweeted, ” Dear #SanjayLeelaBhansali Rani Padmawati did Jauhar so tat Khilji wudnt evn touch her.don’t play with glorious Indian history to make money.” (ALSO READ: Sanjay Leela Bhansali slapgate: Jaipur fiasco proves costly for Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh’s Padmavati)
The Padmavati makers recently assured everyone that there will be no wrong facts presented and there is no feason anyone should get offended. They also confirmed that there will be no scene of ‘Padmavati’ and ‘Alauddin Khilji’ together. However the Karni sena is not convinced and wants to watch the film previously and also want them to change the title of the film. The makers have yet not responded to this but! ‘Padmavati’ stars Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in the lead.