Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP

India’s Supreme Court rejects last-ditch effort to ban Bollywood film

Protestors say the film Padmaavat falsely depicts a romance between 14th century Hindu queen Padmavati and Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, escorted by police to offer prayers at a Hindu temple ahead of the release of her upcoming film Padmaavat. Photo: AP
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