Akshay Kumar’s ‘Prithviraj’ shoot disrupted by Karni Sena; Demands no tampering with facts

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Two years back, Sanjay Leela Bhansali faced several hardships during the making as well release of his magnum opus ‘Padmaavat’. Karni Sena had protested against the film stating that there has been a distortion of facts. Now Akshay Kumar‘s upcoming historical film ‘Prithviraj’ has come under Karni Sena’s radar.

Reportedly the members of the outfit disrupted the shooting of the film in Jaipur. Karni Sena is now demanding a written assurance from the makers of ‘Prithviraj’ that there would be no tampering of facts.

As per a PTI report, Karni Sena’s national president Mahipal Singh Makrana led its member and protested on the sets of the film in Jaipur. They asked director Chandra Prakash to stop shooting. Akshay was not present on the sets.

. Makrana was quoted saying, “Prithviraj Chauhan should not be portrayed as a lover in the film. The director has assured us that there is no such thing in the movie but we want a written assurance.”

Apparently Chandra Prakash has assured the religious outfit that there’s no distortion of facts in his film but they are adamant about having a written assurance.

The film is based on the life of Rajput ruler Prithviraj Chauhan. ‘Prithviraj’ will mark the Bollywood debut of Miss World Manushi Chhillar. The historical-drama is bankrolled by Yash Raj Films.

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