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NEW DELHI: Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming controversial film Padmavati had been continuously in trouble nowdays with Rajput Karni Sena and other fringe groups threatened to take extreme steps if the film is not shown to them before its release.  Meanwhile, the Central Board of Film Certification ( CBFC) has returned back its orignal form submitted by its producers this week, with a note that several of its columns are not properly filled.
It may delay the release of the film. Once the deficiency in the application is removed, it would be scrutinized again, said a censor board source.
According to board's norms, the censor board can take 61 days for a decision on a film's certification. Sources suggested it would be difficult for the producers to stick to their 1 December schedule if the board strictly abides by the norms.
For now, there is no hint that the board intends to fast-track the formalities.
"When it comes back to us we will put it in queue and see when the turn comes, there will be no exception," the censor board source said.
The film is based on the legendary 13th century queen Padmini of Chittor and critics, mostly Rajput groups, say the film wrongly implies a romantic relationship between the queen and Emperor Alauddin Khilji, the all-powerful Delhi Sultan. Sanjay Leela Bhansali repeteadly denied the allegations.
But it is a sentiment that has found resonance among the politically crucial Rajput community in Rajasthan and beyond, right from the time shooting started. That is when the sets of the film - which has Deepika Padukone, Ranvir Singh, Shahid Kapoor in the leading roles - was vandalised first in Jaipur.

After many protests in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi and Karnataka as well, a leader of Karni Sena, which has been at the forefront of the agitation to seek a ban on the movie on Friday, also threatened Deepika Padukone with physical harm. "Rajputs never raise a hand on women but if need be, we will do to Deepika what Lakshman did to Shurpanakha," said Mahipal Singh Makrana, referring to the act of cutting the nose off. The threat prompted Mumbai police to scale up the security to Deepika Padukone.

Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, confirmed the Censor Board's communication but stressed this was "merely a minor technical issue".
" Nothing stops them from seeing the film if he want," he told.

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