Mumbai: Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone is upset with the controversies over her upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’ and said that she has full faith in the judicial system of the country.
Several Rajput groups have protested against the movie, alleging that the movie has romantic scenes between Rani Padmini and Alauddin Khilji. Director of ‘Padmavati’, Sanjay Leela Bhansali recently shared the video message to clarify that there are no such scenes in the flick but members of Rajput Karni Sena held massive protest in Kota and vandalised a theatre for screening the trailer of the film.
The 31-year-old actress, who will be seen in the role of Rani Padmini, said, “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.”
“I know nothing wrong will be done,” she added.
Recently, president of Rajput Karni Sena, Rajasthan unit, threatened Deepika to cut off her nose like Shurpanakha. Not just that some protesters from Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal has declared a bounty of Rs 50 lakh on Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone.
As per sources, Mumbai police have increased Deepika and Bhansali’s security after threats of physical harm.