Aditi Rao Hydari comes out in defence of Sanjay Leela Bhansali


"We are first looking at the Censor Board (for clearance) and then we don't have a problem (to show the film) because they are imagining something different and we would like to quell all these doubts first". Sometimes the trailer or the film is so nice that everyone comes out and says great we have a film like this here.

As controversies around Padmavati take new twists and turns, more and more celebs are coming out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali film starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh.

Stepping into the Bollywood film Padmavati 's release controversy, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said that filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has not only dented the image and honour of Rani Padmavati in his film but also violated the Indian law against the practice of sati. "We will respect whatever people think of the film but you should see it first", added Kapoor.

Besides Shahid, the period drama features Deepika Padukone, who will be seen in the title role of Rani Padmavati (the Rajput queen) and Ranveer Singh, who plays Alauddin Khilji (the medieval-era Delhi ruler) in the film.

Shahid said the entire team is proud of the movie and is overwhelmed the way it has received support from the industry. The Indian Film and TV Directors Association has called for a 15 minute silent protest in the favour of the film. "I got a response like that", he said.

As the release date of "Padmavati" draws near, the protests against the film are getting louder but looks like a solution is on the horizon.

The actor was speaking at GQ Fashion Nights, where he walked the ramp for designer Gaurav Gupta.

A host of other stars were also present at the event. "Sanjay Leela Bhansali has made a attractive film and I hope he is protected by the people who understand that creativity is a form of expression", he said to News18.

Shahid Kapoor is now busy promoting his upcoming film, Padmavati. "It's going to be special", she said.