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'Mental Hai Kya' row: Kangana's sister Rangoli defends 'insensitive' posters

21 Apr 2019

'Mental Hai Kya' row: Kangana's sister Rangoli defends 'insensitive' posters

Kangana Ranaut's upcoming movie Mental Hai Kya has faced a lot of flak as its title and promotional posters are seemingly insensitive to people with mental illnesses.

'Manikarnika' producer Kamal Jain isn't critical, his production company confirms

20 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika' producer Kamal Jain isn't critical, his production company confirms

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: Queen Of Jhansi is just a week away from release and the team was jolted by sad news on Saturday.

'Manikarnika': Kangana warns Karni Sena, says "I will destroy them"

18 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika': Kangana warns Karni Sena, says "I will destroy them"

It seems Kangana Ranaut has a knack of hitting the headlines with her fierce statements.

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

08 Jun 2018

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

Amidst tight police presence yesterday, dozens of theaters and six multiplexes in Bengaluru finally screened Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest multilingual film 'Kaala'.

Dalits are adding 'Sinh' to their names to reclaim dignity

03 Jun 2018

Dalits are adding 'Sinh' to their names to reclaim dignity

The 2016 Una uprising lit a fire in India's Dalit community that shows no signs of stopping. After the viral moustache social media campaign, it is now about the name 'Sinh.'

Alleging 'Loveratri' hurts Hindu-sentiments, Togadia's-aide announces reward for thrashing Salman

01 Jun 2018

Alleging 'Loveratri' hurts Hindu-sentiments, Togadia's-aide announces reward for thrashing Salman

Govind Parashar, Agra chief of the organization 'Hindu Hi Aage,' on Thursday alleged Salman Khan's production 'Loveratri' hurt Hindu sentiments, and announced a reward of Rs. 2 lakh for thrashing the superstar in public.

Manikarnika doesn't defame Rani Laxmibai, says Kangana Ranaut

09 Feb 2018

Manikarnika doesn't defame Rani Laxmibai, says Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut has broken her silence on the controversy surrounding her upcoming movie 'Manikarnika: Queen of Jhansi'.

AIB's video with kids exposes dark side of Karni Sena

07 Feb 2018

AIB's video with kids exposes dark side of Karni Sena

Karni Sena has been opposing 'Padmaavat' with all their might. After SC ordered the movie should release smoothly, they hit a new low by attacking a school bus.

Karni Sena withdraws anti-Padmaavat protest, admits film glorifies Rajput valor

03 Feb 2018

Karni Sena withdraws anti-Padmaavat protest, admits film glorifies Rajput valor

Taking a massive U-turn, Karni Sena, the Rajput fringe group that wanted a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, has finally decided to withdraw its year-long protest.

Karni Sena to make a film on Bhansali's mother

27 Jan 2018

Karni Sena to make a film on Bhansali's mother

The whole Karni Sena-Padmavati saga is getting murkier by the day. With every new dawn, they are "showering" Sanjay Leela Bhansali with new attacks.

Despite hurdles, 'Padmaavat' mints Rs. 50 crore on second day

27 Jan 2018

Despite hurdles, 'Padmaavat' mints Rs. 50 crore on second day

Padmaavat had to undergo a lengthy battle to see the light of day. Its release was marred by violence and arson in several states.

Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival

27 Jan 2018

Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival

The self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture and tradition have done it again. Their latest victim is Censor Board chief, Prasoon Joshi. He won't be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) after Rajput organization Karni Sena threatened to create a ruckus.

All you need to know about the Karni Sena

25 Jan 2018

All you need to know about the Karni Sena

Even as the film Padmaavat hits the screen, Rajput Karni Sena's protests have made the screening difficult in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan.

One crore for Deepika's nose? Now that's expensive!

25 Jan 2018

One crore for Deepika's nose? Now that's expensive!

In a recent turn of events, the Kshatriya Mahasabha Chief has offered to reward the person, who will chop off Deepika Padukone's nose and ears, with Rs. 1 crore.

Schools forced to shut as Padmaavat releases

25 Jan 2018

Schools forced to shut as Padmaavat releases

Protests over Padmaavat reached a violent high as the movie released today. School-buses have been attacked, self-immolation attempts made and rioters clashed with police.

India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release

24 Jan 2018

India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release

A day ahead of the release of Padmaavat, protests, violence and arson were reported from different places including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat, states that had banned the movie.

SC again refuses to ban Padmaavat

23 Jan 2018

SC again refuses to ban Padmaavat

The SC has refused, once again, to stop screening of 'Padmaavat,' ruling it is the states' duty to ensure law and order.

With two days remaining, what would become of Padmaavat?

23 Jan 2018

With two days remaining, what would become of Padmaavat?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat is no longer just a film. Though the period drama isn't political, watching it would be.

Rajput women threaten to kill themselves if Padmaavat released

22 Jan 2018

Rajput women threaten to kill themselves if Padmaavat released

On Sunday, thousands of Rajput women went on a 'Chetavani Rally' in Chittorgarh, a warning to the administration that if 'Padmaavat' is released, they will commit 'jauhar.'

Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too

22 Jan 2018

Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too

Three days before Padmaavat's scheduled release, violent protests have rocked parts of India, including the capital.

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

20 Jan 2018

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

Gujarat's multiplex owners have decided not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat as they face threats from fringe groups like Karni Sena, that could lead to loss of property and business.

Lawyer Harish Salve threatened for defending 'Padmaavat'; files police complaint

20 Jan 2018

Lawyer Harish Salve threatened for defending 'Padmaavat'; files police complaint

The Delhi Police filed an FIR on Friday against an unknown person for allegedly threatening senior lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Padmaavat's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the Supreme Court recently.

Padmaavat ban: 'Duty of state to protect people' says SC

19 Jan 2018

Padmaavat ban: 'Duty of state to protect people' says SC

The SC said that it was the prerogative of the state to tackle law and order problems and the ban on 'Padmaavat' cannot be sustained after CBFC clearing its release.

New controversies embroil Padmaavat, post SC's ban-lifting

18 Jan 2018

New controversies embroil Padmaavat, post SC's ban-lifting

The makers of Padmaavat heaved a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court allowed a nation-wide release, earlier today. But now the Karni Sena threatens dire consequences if the film is released in any state, despite SC's order.

SC stays bans, clears 'Padmaavat' for an all-India release

18 Jan 2018

SC stays bans, clears 'Padmaavat' for an all-India release

In a major relief for the makers of 'Padmaavat', the Supreme Court has stayed the ban imposed on it in four states.

Padmaavat banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himachal despite censor board approval

12 Jan 2018

Padmaavat banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himachal despite censor board approval

As the controversial Padmaavat moves towards its January 25 release after having cleared a long-drawn battle, it might still suffer as one state after another ban the film.

Padmavati: Karni Sena demands complete ban on the film

06 Jan 2018

Padmavati: Karni Sena demands complete ban on the film

Earlier, the censor board had asked the makers of Padmavati to modify the movie a bit.

4 recent Bollywood films with controversial titles

06 Jan 2018

4 recent Bollywood films with controversial titles

Bollywood doesn't need a strong reason to spark off a controversy. And, thanks to the easily-outraged audience, which specialize in finding faults in minute things, the mole becomes a mountain, sooner than later.

Now, Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena demands pan-India ban on 'Padmavati'

03 Jan 2018

Now, Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena demands pan-India ban on 'Padmavati'

Just when we thought the sun is finally shining on Padmavati, a new controversy has popped up.

After 'Padmavati', now 'Tiger Zinda Hai' sees violent protests

23 Dec 2017

After 'Padmavati', now 'Tiger Zinda Hai' sees violent protests

After 'Padmavati', Rajasthan is now the hotbed for protests against Salman Khan-starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.

Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'

30 Nov 2017

Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'

That the Karni Sena has a problem with 'Padmavati' is well-known, but it seems it has issues with everyone who associates themselves to it in any way.

BJP's Suraj Pal of Deepika-bounty fame resigns as media-coordinator

29 Nov 2017

BJP's Suraj Pal of Deepika-bounty fame resigns as media-coordinator

Suraj Pal Amu, who announced a Rs.10cr bounty on Padmavati actress Deepika Padukone's head, resigned from his post as BJP's chief media-coordinator in Haryana.

SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Padmavati's release outside India

28 Nov 2017

SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Padmavati's release outside India

The SC has dismissed a second plea against 'Padmavati', which had sought a stay on its release outside India.

"We stand for Padmavati": Film industry plans 15-minute 'blackout'

25 Nov 2017

"We stand for Padmavati": Film industry plans 15-minute 'blackout'

To show support for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati, the Indian Films and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA) and 20 other film and television industry bodies are organizing a 15-minute blackout protest "Main Azaad Hoon".

Padmavati protests take shocking turn: Body found with anti-movie slogans

24 Nov 2017

Padmavati protests take shocking turn: Body found with anti-movie slogans

The protests against 'Padmavati' seem to have taken a ghastly turn. News18 reported that a body was found hanging in Rajasthan's Nahargarh Fort today, surrounded by slogans against the movie.

As India fights over 'Padmavati', UK clears it for release

23 Nov 2017

As India fights over 'Padmavati', UK clears it for release

After India heckled, booed and threatened it, 'Padmavati' has now been cleared for release in the UK.

'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release

20 Nov 2017

'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release

A day after the makers of 'Padmavati' pushed back its release, the Madhya Pradesh government has banned the movie in the state.

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

19 Nov 2017

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

Viacom 18, the makers of the controversial 'Padmavati', today announced they are delaying the scheduled release of the movie "voluntarily".

Padmavati: Chittorgarh Fort shuts down for first time since independence

18 Nov 2017

Padmavati: Chittorgarh Fort shuts down for first time since independence

With 12 days remaining for its release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, Padmavati, is getting shrouded in controversies, more violent each day.

Padmavati: Karni Sena threatens to chop off Deepika Padukone's nose

17 Nov 2017

Padmavati: Karni Sena threatens to chop off Deepika Padukone's nose

With its release date approaching, the hullabaloo surrounding Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic drama Padmavati is getting more violent.