"We arrested 136 Karni Sena supporters, who were protesting outside the CBFC office at Cumballa Hill area in South Mumbai, under section 143 of IPC for unlawful assembly", he said. The film was surrounded by controversies for the past one year.
"I believe Telangana, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, and Chhattisgarh will also make some announcement in a few days", Kalvi said, insisting that the movie should not be released in theatres as it twists and turns history. "They have changed the name of the film, but that does not change anything", Parmar said.
The censor board gave it the green signal with a U/A certification in consultation with a three-member advisory panel.
Meanwhile, it was being reported that not five, but CBFC has suggested some 300 cuts to the film. The disclaimer before any film says that this film is a work of fiction and one of the fundamental human rights is the right to freedom of expression. The Ghoomar song was also asked to be changed to fit the character in it.
Bhansali Productions and Viacom18 Motion Pictures have accepted the above changes.
Earlier, Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie was slated to release on December 1, but postponed due to the controversy over its plot.
A senior Home Department official told a news agency on Wednesday that there was no order as such to ban the proposed release of the film in the state.
Historians are divided on whether Padmini actually existed.
The film, which had been given conditional clearance from the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) last week, has got the censor certificate and makers have made a decision to release it on January 25, the sources said.