New Delhi: Just two days before the release, crisis on the movie Padmavat failed to end, as Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan governments moved to the Supreme Court, asking the apex court to reconsider its earlier decision of release the movie in entire country. Padmaavat is slated to be released on Jan 25. Both governments said owing to law and order problems and sentiments, movie cannot be screened in their respective states.

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said that there would be serious law and order problem, if the movies gets released. The Karni sena has already said that it would burn movie theatres, who would screen the movie.

The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to hear on 23rd January.

The states claimed that section 6 of the Cinematograph Act empowers them to stop exhibition of any controversial movie on the grounds of possible violation of law and order.

Senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for Viacom 18 the producers of the movie, opposed urgent hearing on any such interim applications.

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