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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati' Has Landed In Trouble All Over Again As The Sets Of The Movie Were Attacked In Kolhapur. Reportedly, The Sets Were Vandalised And Set On Fire.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 15 Mar 2017, 01:24:28 PM

New Delhi:

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati' has landed in trouble all over again as the sets of the movie were attacked in Kolhapur. Reportedly, the sets were vandalised and set on fire.

According to the media reports, the incident took place on Tuesday night after 40-50 unidentified men attacked the movie sets with lathis, petrol bombs and stones. They even fought with the bodyguards while vandalising the sets.

The mob destroyed the property and set it ablaze. Reportedly, they also damaged some of the cars parked outside the sets, before setting the location on fire.

While the team is said to be safe, a horse was reportedly injured in the incident. The shooting has been halted until further notice

The reports also suggest that a complaint was lodged about the incident, after which few suspects were also taken into custody by the police.

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Notably, this is not the first time that 'Padmavati' sets have been attacked.

Earlier, the movie was a targetted by Rajput Karni Sena during its shooting in Rajasthan. The previous attack was said to be regarding the rumoured portrayal of Padmavati's romance with Allauddin Khilji.

The location of 'Padmavati' was later shifted from Rajasthan to Kolhapur post the incident.

'Padmavati' features Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in the lead. While Deepika will play the titular role, Sasha will be seen playing her husband Raja Rawal Ratan Singh. On the other hand, Ranveer will play the role of antagonist Alauddin Khilji.

The movie is slated to release of November 17 this year.

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First Published : 15 Mar 2017, 01:10:00 PM

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