After the protests, some states have received news of relief for Padmavat from Madhya Pradesh after the ban on release in the states. The Jabalpur High Court has cleared the path of film release in all the cities of Madhya Pradesh. During the hearing last week, the High Court ordered the state government to release the film. And said that necessary security would be provided outside the theaters. Actually, the Cinema Association and the Filmmaker’s company had filed a petition. They filled it in the High Court demanding the ban on the release of the film.
While hearing the matter, the High Court has asked the state government to hand over the report to the protesters in the state and to avoid the release of the film. The high court has given time to the State Government till the last week of February to hand over this report. The court will hear reports in the last week of this month.
The initial release date of Padmavat(i) was 1 December 2017. But due to large protest, finally, the movie scheduled to release on 25 December. Karni Sena led the movement against Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his movie. As a result of which, Governments of MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Haryana withdraw the release.
It is noteworthy, CM addressed the people of Rajput Kshatriya Samaj of Bhopal in his residential premises on November 20. The Chief Minister had said, “When films are made on history, tampering with historical facts will not tolerate anybody. The country is saying in a tone that the film has been played with historical values, so I am saying with full enthusiasm and consciousness that if the scenes were kept in the film against the honor of Rani Padmavati by playing with historical facts, its performance would be in Madhya Pradesh will not being on earth.”