Bollywood Unites In Support Of Sanjay Leela Bhansali And Condemns The Vandalism Attack

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

In a shocking turn of events, members of the Rajput Karni Sena stalled the shoot of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati’ and vandalised the sets. Not only that, they assaulted and roughened up Bhansali and it was an abhorrent sight.

SLB’s historical saga is a story of Alauddin Khilji’s love, rage and fascination of Rani Padmini of Mewar. While the cast and crew were shooting in Jaipur’s Jaigarh Fort on Friday, the mob arrived and disrupted the shooting. Thereby vandalising the sets and beating up Bhansali.

Members of the film fraternity are appalled by it and expressed their shock and disbelief on the social media.

1. Priyanka Chopra was saddened.



2. Karan Johar posted a series of tweets.



3. Farhan Akhtar showed his support by initiating the #IstandbySLB hashtag.


4. Sushant Singh spoke of people’s obsession.


5. Anushka Sharma called out the shameful act.


6. Anurag Kashyap was ashamed to be a Rajput.


7. Shreya Ghoshal has crooned for the film, too.


8. Hrithik Roshan was enraged.


9. Alia Bhatt pointed out the creative freedom the filmmakers possess.


10. Vishal Dadlani was sickened by the incident.


11. Nimrat Kaur urges for a strict action.


12. Arjun Rampal called it a mockery of democracy.


13. Mahesh Bhatt urges all to raise the voice.


14. Nikhil Advani pointed to the rule of law.


15. Swara Bhaskar replied to comments while citing her own thoughts.


16. The theory of intolerance, as pointed out by Anubhav Sinha.


17. Riteish Deshmukh wants Rajasthan Police to do the right thing.


18. Boman Irani fears anarchy.


19. Rahul Dholakia requested all to stand in support of SLB.


20. Sudhir Mishra also condemns the act.

What happened was something nobody expected and all are taken aback with the attack on the filmmaker.

Following this, the team has decided to stop shooting at the fort and will pack up and move. Isn’t that caving in? What happened to democracy and freedom of expression?

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