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Deepika Padukone: “Where have we reached, we have regressed as a nation”

The situation for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati is getting stickier by the day.

In more trouble for acclaimed film director Sanja Leela Bhansali, hundreds of right-wing outfit Rajput Karni Sena members on Wednesday launched protests against the controversial film Padmavati and pressed for a ban on it.

Bhansali has repeatedly rebuffed the rumours about an alleged dream sequence between Padmavati and Khilji and even released a video saying that the film honours the valour of Rajputs and the queen.

"I want to say that you have Censor Board, they will take a decision".

Deepika says that she is really proud that she is a part of the movie and she is telling the story to the people which need to be told.

Padmavati features Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles. The demand for the formation of a panel to preview the movie before release is also gaining momentum, with threats range from bandhs to protests.

Deepika has entered in the film industry ten years back and the month of November is very special for her because she made her first debut movie got released on November 9 and for her November 15 is also important because her movie "Ram-Leela" hit the screens four years back.

Padmavati, the Deepika Padukone starrer film is born with controversy.

"We will not tolerate any such attempt and people in large numbers will lodge protest in the national capital on November 19", he said in a press conference. What have we gotten ourselves into? "We have regressed", she said, commenting on the hullabaloo the movie is causing pre-release.

"It has been an incredible journey and we are literally counting the days. Nation can progress only when it is regression from her perspective", Swamy tweeted. This film is going to release on December 1. Many have come in support of the film, stating that a film should be taken as a film and nothing more.

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