Padmaavat: Here’s how the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film became a controversy magnet


The controversies surrounding Sanjay Leela Bhansali film Padmavati, which has now been renamed Padmaavat, refuse to die down. On Thursday, the Supreme Court of India lifted the ban imposed by six states — Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, Haryana and Gujarat — on the movie. But these states are reportedly looking at other options to prevent screening of the movie, which  stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles. Here’s a look at the hurdles the film has had to go through since it commenced production: December 2016: Bhansali had to stop shooting for his…

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