The Karni Sena who violently protested against Deepika Padukone starrer Padmavaat over historic facts has now disrupted the shoot of Akshay Kumar starrer Prithiviraj in Jaipur and have asked the producers to not to tamper with the facts.
As per reports, the members of the outfit, led by its national president Mahipal Singh Makrana, staged a stir at the shooting of the film in Jamwaramgarh village, near Jaipur, on Saturday and asked the director, Chandra Prakash, to stop the shooting.
Prakash assured them that there was no tampering with historic facts in the film’s script. However, the Karni Sena demanded a written assurance.
Akshay Kumar was not shooting when the Karni Sena members staged the protest on Saturday.
“We held discussions with the director, Chandra Prakash, regarding the film’s script today. We told him that no tampering with historic facts will be tolerated,” Makrana said on Monday.
“Prithviraj Chauhan should not be portrayed as a lover in the film. The director has assured us that there is no such thing in the movie but we want a written assurance,” he said.
For the uninitiated, produced by Yashraj Films, Prithviraj is based on the life of Rajput ruler Prithviraj Chauhan.