Kangana Ranaut on Deepika Padukone and Padmavati: Everyone was milking the situation for their benefit


She pointed, “I like how you said that you can support Deepika separately. This is something every girl has to deal with but this (Padmavati row) came out in the open in a very dramatic way and I just felt that I wanted to support her but in my own way.”
The release of Padmavati was deferred from its original date of December 1 as it failed to get a CBFC certificate. While she said she does support Deepika, she doesn’t want to be a part of this feminist movement called ‘Deepika Bachao’. Also, I found it very stagy at that point. While Shabana Azmi had recently began a petition to support Deepika which was signed by almost every female actor, Kangana Ranaut refused citing her reasons. But one thing that’s very comforting is that Mr Prasoon Joshi is the chief of the CBFC, which is a government body. Can you elaborate on that?”
Kangana, in all her confidence, replied, “(Yes). The film, also starring Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh still awaits a clearance from the board and a fresh release date.chelle Rao pics
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Kangana attended the launch of Shobha De’s latest book ‘Seventy and To Hell With It’ alongside Barkha Dutt on Wednesday evening. In fact, when Anushka called me, I told her all my support is for Deepika and I condemn it (the death threats). To me it felt very stagy, all of that was going on. I feel it needs a panel of its own. Kangana gave a firm reply to this too. I totally believe in his sensibilities. While most of the industry has sided with this Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, faction groups have continued to challenge its release, leaving the film still on the tables of Censor Board awaiting a clearance. He is one of the greatest thinkers of our times and if it wasn’t him (in the CBFC), then it would have been a bit worrying. Kangana said, “It’s an elaborate topic. I did feel that this is a kind of reaction that they needed from us, whereas sometimes when you sort of sense the real danger, the real danger is to the voice, we have to make sure that we state our opinions and not get trapped by multiple ulterior motives. “I stood up for her (Deepika). 2017-12-14T14:09:22+00:00″>
Updated: December 14, 2017 2:09 pm

Kangana Ranaut was criticised for not standing up for Deepika Padukone, in the ‘Deepika Bachao’ petition. At the same time, I feel that the entire drama that took place was layered. I felt that everyone was milking the situation for their benefit. So, obviously it is out in the open but it is not something that a normal girl doesn’t face on a daily basis – getting bashed, beaten up, people throwing acid on her, pinching her, raping her, harassing her. Related News
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On this, Barkha asked the Simran actor about what her position was on the whole Padmavati controversy. During the panel discussion, Shobha asked Kangana the most expected question.