TIL Desk Bollywood/ Superstar Salman Khan today came out in support of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Padmavati”, saying that the film should not be judged before it is seen. The 51-year-old actor, who has collaborated with Bhansali on films such as “Khamoshi”, “Hum Dil Chuke Sanam” and “Saawariya”, said Bhansali was a great filmmaker.
“No decision should be made without seeing the film #Padmavati. Sanjay Leela Bhansali makes lovely films and there is nothing wrong with his movies,” Salman told.The actor added that only the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has the power to decide if the film is suitable for release.
Several film bodies including, Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) along with Cine and TV Artists Association (CINTAA), Western India Cinematographers Association (WICA), Screenwriters Association (SWA), Association of Cine and Television Art Directors and Costume Designers (ACTADCD), also came out in support of the director today and questioned the government’s silence on threats by Rajput groups against the release of the film.