Deepika, Ranveer, Shahid condemn attack on Bhansali


Attack on Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the set of 'Padmavati' in Jaipur by Karni Sena has left the lead stars of the film, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in a state of shock.

Deepika, who is playing the titular role ‘Padmavati’ condemned the attack in a series of tweet.

#In a state of shock!deeply saddened and disheartened by yesterday's events!#Padmavati

#As Padmavati I can assure you that there is absolutely no distortion of history.#Padmavati

#Our only endeavour is & has always been to share with the world the story of this courageous & powerful woman in the purest form there is

Ranveer Singh, who is playing Alauddin Khilji too slammed the incident.

Ranveer Singh tweeted#As a team, we are making 'Padmavati' keeping in mind the sensitivities and emotions of the people of Rajasthan and the Rajput community.

#Whats happened is very unfortunate. We hope the people of Rajasthan will understand & empathise with our intentions & give us their support.

#Sanjay Sir is one of the most accomplished & authentic filmmakers we have in India, & he wont ever do anything to hurt anyones feelings.

Shahid Kapoor, who is playing the role of Raja Ratan Singh in ‘Padmavati’ tweeted#Very very sad. Words do fall short and feel too little to express feelings. Violence is unacceptable. This incident has shocked me.

#We need to look deep within as a society, as a country, as a people. Where are we headed.

#Sanjay bhansali is a film maker who the country should be proud of. You will know when u see #padmavati the dignity he brings to it.

#And my only regret is that I wasn't by his side when this happened.

When Bhansali was shooting in Jaipur’s Jaigarh Fort, activists of a Rajput community group, Karni Sena, vandalized the set, stalled the shoot and assaulted Bhansali.