Deepika Padukone on Padmavati row: I feel hurt, I feel angry, but I also think it is extremely funny that people are reacting like this to a film

Deepika Padukone’s upcoming film, Padmavati has been mired in many controversies as many Rajput groups have alleged that the film has scenes between Queen Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji.Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film’s director had even released a video to clarify that no such dream sequence has been shot, but protestors have resorted to vandalism and even threatened physical harm. 

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The film’s leading lady, Deepika Padukone shared her views on it and said in an interview to a leading daily, “As a woman, as an artiste, as someone who has worked and given two years of my life to this movie, I feel hurt, I feel angry, but I also think it is extremely funny that people are reacting like this to a film. I am feeling so many emotions at this point.There is fraction out there who is doing what it is. But as I said at the start, I have faith in our judicial system.”

She reiterated, “I have full faith in the judicial system of our country. I know no wrong will be done”

About the film and the posters, Deepika said in the interview, “It is my own special moment as an actor. I cannot say much about the moments in the film. But whatever little that we are seeing is for me some of the most memorable moments of my life on a film set. In my opinion, Padmavati, especially in 3D will be an experience worth savouring. It is much more than just a film.”