Here’s How People Are Reacting To Deepika Padukone Getting Death Threats Due To Her Movie ‘Padmavati’

Deepika’s new movie Padmavati has been under criticism ever since the making started and viewers were able to grab a little sneak peak about what was going on. Padmavati is a story of Rani Padmini, whom history knows through a famous poem Padmavat. However, Padmavat, that forms the basis of this storyline is believed to be hypothetical, with little to no reality in it.

Sanjay Leela has already been attacked multiple times as Hindus believe he is molding the history in the name of freedom of expression and creativity. The people are immensely triggered and infuriated over the movie and the crew as they think it threatens the actual course of history due to lack of authenticity in it.
The situation has kept worsening and recently people threatening to kill Deepika, arrest or prosecute her reflects the severity of the matter.

From protests led on streets to heated speeches, people are doing everything it takes to stop the movie from gracing cinema halls. Not just these, the social media community has taken over Twitter as well condemning it and demanding severe actions against the makers.

Here is what people have to say:

However, few people are against these extremist remarks saying that it is unfair to reject the movie before even watching it.

 

The protests have gained momentum and worsened as recently a dead body has been found hanging in Jaipur fort with words scribbled on the stone nearby saying ‘Padmavati ka virodh’ (meaning: in revenge of Padmavati). This has further depicted how crucial and sensitive the situation has gotten.

Source: ndtv.com

 

Source: ndtv.com

Previously, the movie has been opposed by Muslim groups as well due to it containing scenes of homosexual romance between Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji and his slave-general Malik Kafur.

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