Mumbai: A request has been recorded in a Pune court looking for a prohibition on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s up and coming film ‘Bajirao Mastani’, charging that it has mutilated history identifying with late ruler Shrimant Bajirao Peshwe and his relatives.
The case will come up for hearing on November 26 preceding Pune Metropolitan Magistrate S Bhule, as indicated by supporter Wajid Khan, who showed up in the interest of Hemant Patil, president of NGO-Bharat against Corruption, who has recorded the supplication.
The appeal, documented yesterday, asserted that verifiable certainties had been wrongly depicted in the film while indicating late ruler Bajirao Peshwe and his wives Kashibai and Mastani. The “Pinga” tune in the film shows driving courageous women Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone moving together, which, the candidate said “mutilates” history.
“Pinga” move is a fundamental piece of Marathi culture and has been depicted as a ‘thing tune’ in the film, the request asserted. Other than Bhansali, Chopra and Padukone have been named as respondents. The court will hear the sides on November 26 to choose issuing notification to the respondents.
The Magistrate has permitted the candidate’s request on the purpose of purview of the Magistrate court in Pune to hear the matter, said Wajid Khan. Prior, Prasadrao Peshwe, the relative of Bajirao Peshwa I, had additionally charged that authentic certainties have been “changed” while depicting the late lord and his wives in the film.
In a letter kept in touch with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis yesterday, Prasadrao has requested that the administration investigate the matter, audit the forthcoming discharged film, research the matter and take a choice in like manner. The film is set for discharge on December 18.