Padmavati

A day after Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ set was vendalised in Maharashtra, producer Karan Johar came to his support. Speaking at a function today, he hoped that steps are taken to prevent such incidents. “Adequate measures can be taken that something like this never happen to filmmaker again in our land”, he said.

“It is deeply saddening to me as a filmmaker, as a human being and as a citizen of our prestigious and wonderful country that we have to endure something like this. All my support, thoughts, ideologies are with Sanjay,” Johar said at the trailer launch of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion here. “Every time I read something like this, it really saddens me. We at our own level at the producers guild are with Sanjay and his entire cast and crew. We hope adequate measures can be taken to ensure something like this never happens to another filmmaker again,” Johar, who is presenting the Hindi version of Rajamouli’s film, said.

The film was also in the news earlier, when Mukesh Dakia, a painter died on the sets of Padmavati after meeting with an accident. Bhansali Productions reached out to the family and offered them a compensation of over Rs 20 lakh according to a press release by the production house.

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