Padmavati aka Padmaaavat gets a green signal from CBFC; release date yet to be announced

The release of Padmaavat will clash with Akshay Kumar starrer PadMan and Siddharth Malhotra starrer Aiyaary.


Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati which was in a turmoil of controversies has finally received a green signal from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

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After being a part of many issues, the film may hit the theatres on January 26, 2018. CBFC recommended a change in the film's title to 'Padmaavat.' Along with the 26 cuts, the board has also asked for an addition of two disclaimers; one clarifying that the filmmakers do not claim historic precision, and a line says the film does not endorse the practice of Sati and Jauhar.

Although the film gets its way cleared for the release, nothing yet has been officially announced regarding the release date of the film Padmaavat. If Padmavat releases on the given date it will clash with R.Balki’s PadMan and Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary. As per reports, the producers of PadMan have mentioned that they would maintain the release date of the movie and will not shift due to the clash. PadMan features Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in the lead roles.

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Starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji the film Padmaavat is based on the Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s epic poem.