A few members of Karni Sena watched Padmaavat on Friday and stated that the film in fact glorifies Rajput valour.
Despite the bans, fear-mongering and middling reviews, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat has managed to do brisk box office business. Trade analysts on what explains its success
Padmaavat hits screens amid protests as curious viewers flock movie halls; four states may draw Supreme Court ire for disobeying order
In Uttar Pradesh, a multiplex was vandalised in Pilkuhwa locality in Hapur district for screening Padmaavat.
Padmaavat screened across country amid tight security; BJP's Suraj Pal Amu, Karni Sena leader detained
Controversial film 'Padmaavat' was released on Thursday in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, amid tight security arrangements and protests in several parts of the country.
Padmaavat controversy: Bollywood reacts to attack on school children in Gurugram; calls it 'terrorism'
Bollywood celebrities like Farhan Akhtar, Sudhir Mishra and Vishal Dadlani strongly criticised the attack on a school bus carrying children and staff, terming it an act of 'terrorism'.
Padmaavat controversy LIVE: Karni Sena calls for Bharat Bandh; student in Lucknow tries to immolate self
Padmaavat controversy: Massive protests in Sohna Road, Gurugram as fringe elements torch buses; protests continue throughout the country.
Padmaavat is a safe, predictable film — with great performances and visuals — that leaves you wanting more.
Had the producers of Padmaavat approached the Supreme Court at the right time (when the first state banned the film), who knows the brakes could have been applied earlier.