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Padmaavat protest: In a first, Mumbai theatre recruit’s bouncers for security before the release of Bhansali’s movie


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Mumbai: Karni Sena fear has made theatres to recruit private security bouncers, in Mumbai bouncers are stationed outside the theatre, so no mishap takes place. Sun City theatre in Vile Pare hired 20 private bouncers to make sure that movie is released smoothly without any chaos. This is the first time when any cinema hall has hired bouncers for a film

It seems that Mumbai is ready for Padmaavat release. Many incidents took place across the nation, where cinema halls were vandalised and buses were burnt.

In Uttar pradesh also police have stepped up security in the state on the eve of the release of controversial Bollywood film “Padmaavat”.

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Anand Kumar, Additional Director General of Police (law and order), in a missive to all district police chiefs has asked them to step up security around multiplexes, single screen theatres where the film is to be screened on Thursday.

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He has also asked Local Intelligence Units (LIU) to be more vigilant and identify trouble makers. The police have also been asked to be strict with elements who try to disrupt the release of the film, which has been cleared for pan-Indian release by the Supreme Court.-Inputs from IANS