After Rajasthan row, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ set at Kolhapur torched 

March 15, 2017, 12:45 pm
After Rajasthan row, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ set at Kolhapur torched 
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After Rajasthan row, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ set at Kolhapur torched 

After Rajasthan row, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ set at Kolhapur torched 

After the attack on filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his set a moth, when local activists group Karni Sena vandalised Jaipur's 'Jaigarh Fort' over Padmavati filming, the shooting set at Kolhapur has been attacked. The set was set on fire on Tuesday night around 10 pm that left the logistics in ashes.

The unknown assailants are assumed to be local goons and political groups though confirmation has not yet been made.

About 40 to 50 people attacked the sets with stones and lathis when animals were also present inside, reported Indian Express.

The director decided to shift the shooting venue to Maharashtra after his Jaipur sets were vandalised where he was also slapped by a protester.

Karni Sena argued that film had a dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji which shows the queen in a bad light.

Though the production house denied any such claims, Sanjay Leela was attacked for having bend the history.

After the police complaint was lodged in the morning, some unidentified accused persons have been arrested.