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Padmavati Row A Failure Of Government, Political Strategy: Shabana Azmi
Published On: November 19, 2017 | Duration: 7 min, 04 sec
Actor and activist Shabana Azmi says the violent threats and protests against the upcoming historical drama Padmavati reveal a failure of the government and show how filmmakers are not "equal citizens" in their own country. She also shares why she believes the government's stance on the issue reeks of political strategy.