- I have not watched the film: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi
- The film will follow the due process at CBFC, he said
- Padmavati is slated for December 1
Earlier this week, BJP's Arjun Gupta, who is also on the Censor Board's advisory board, wrote a letter to Home Minister rajnath Singh urging him to charge Mr Bhansali with "treason" for distorting historical facts. Condemning Mr Gupta's letter, Prasoon Joshi said: "It's unfortunate to see the personal point of view expressed by an advisory panel member of CBFC against Sanjay Leela Bhansali. By no means does it represent the point of view of CBFC as an organisation or the CBFC board. We have respect for Bhansali as an individual and artist," reports IANS.
Several bandhs and protests had been organised all urging to cancel the film's release, which has been scheduled for December 1.
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