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Padmavati row: Alia Bhatt blames 'threats' for Nahargarh death

News Agencies | Updated on: 25 November 2017, 12:03 IST

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati' has been facing a lot of troubles since the time of its inception and, on 24 November the protests against Bhansali's film took a horrifying turn.

The body of a man was found hanging in Rajasthan's Nahargarh Fort, 20 km near Jaipur.

Also read: Padmavati 'death' row: Madhur Bhandarkar demands investigation

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt took to Twitter and expressed her disappointment over the whole incident.

"This is what happens when violent threats are allowed to made openly without punishment! What is happening? Shocked!" noted Bhatt.

Alongside the body, slogans were written against the movie scrawled on stones nearby.

One of the messages read, "Padmavati protesters should know we don't only hang effigies. We are strong."

Many were left shocked by this terrifying incident and even B-Town celebrities felt quite numb by hearing about this accident. A lot of celebrities from Bollywood and other film industries have slammed the string of protests that the team of 'Padmavati' has been facing.

Also read: Padmavati: Protests against Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh starrer takes place in Delhi

The movie was slated to release on 1 December 2017. 


First published: 25 November 2017, 11:57 IST