Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film, Padmavati has been in the eye of storm and its fate still hangs in the balance. Bollywood openly condemned death threats against the lead actress, Deepika Padukone and Bhansali but did not really come forward in huge numbers to raise a havoc or protest against the near savage behaviour by fringe elements. Reports indicate that Shabana Azmi has been consistently vocal against these groups protesting against the film.
She even propelled a blistering verbal assault against the legislature. She even wanted to raise the issue with the power holders in Delhi by marking a ‘Deepika Bachao’ request of containing marks from driving Bollywood performing artists looking for Deepika’s security. The performing artists who marked it included Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vidya Balan, Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha and numerous others.
Kangana Ranaut professedly had declined to sign the appeal to refering to the absence of help that she was met with for her line with Hrithik Roshan. A source had before disclosed to The Quint that she can’t ‘pointblank’.
The on-screen character has at long last opened up about her refusal, and credits it ‘to one side wing versus conservative legislative issues.’ She likewise proposes that the veteran performing artist ‘character killed’ her and was henceforth sagacious about marking the request.
“I was recording Manikarnika in Jodhpur when I got a call from dear companion Anushka Sharma to sign the request of composed by Ms Shabana Azmi. I disclosed to her that Deepika Padukone has all my help however I am somewhat careful about Shabana Azmi’s interest in left wing Vs conservative governmental issues. I have my own particular arrangement of thoughts and suppositions about the present circumstance in our nation. I am wavering about numerous things and being a piece of a women’s activist development called ‘Deepika bachao’ drove by somebody who character killed me when I was harassed by powerful men, is by all accounts one of them. Anushka saw yet I am happy they connected with me, similar to I said Deepika has all my help. I am an individual flawlessly fit for supporting who I like without anybody’s help.”
National Award winning performing artist, Kangana Ranaut.
Shabana Azmi had before tweeted Hrithik’s meeting with Arnab Goswami and her progression child Farhan Akhtar had penned an open letter in his help.