Padmavati to Padmaavat: How a Bollywood movie got caught in a political storm

Padmavati to Padmaavat: How a Bollywood movie got caught in a political storm
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Padmavati is based on the legend of Rani Padmini, a Hindu Rajput queen, mentioned in Padmavat, an Avadhi poem written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540. In the movie, the role is being played by Deepika Padukone

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Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' now titled 'Padmaavat' has been embroiled in controversy ever since a year. Now that the movie has finally released, here's a round-up of the controversy and events that followed

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