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Sanjay Leela Bhansali may return to Mumbai, 5 person detained

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Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has cancelled the shoots of Padmavati in Jaipur and is returning to Mumbai. The five person was detained by Jaipur police.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali was allegedly assaulted on Friday by activists of a Rajput community group who also forced stoppage of shooting of his movie ‘Padmavati’ by vandalised set at Jaigarh Fort, alleging that the director was “distorting facts”.

Police said it had detained five persons for disturbing peace even though no complaint was received from Bhansali’s side.


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The ruckus took place when the film, in which Deepika Padukone is playing ‘Padmavati’ and Ranveer Singh is playing ‘Alaudin Khilji’, was being shot at the historic fort.