State Govt ‘Internally’ Backs Padmaavat Protests: Vishal Bhardwaj
Veteran filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says that above anything else, the Padmaavat controversy offends him because it renders filmmakers like him unable to express what they feel.
While speaking to The Quint at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018, Bhardwaj said that the government should take responsibility for its failure to contain the violence over the film that broke out despite both the Supreme Court and the CBFC having cleared it for release.
Alleging that state governments were deliberately washing their hands off the violence, the filmmaker said:
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