Indian Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone plays the title role in the film Padmavati. Photo: AFP
Vir Sanghvi
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Asian Angle by Vir Sanghvi

Rage over mythical beauty Padmavati shows ugly side to a new India

Several groups condemn the mythical tale as a distortion of history with some going so far as issuing death threats against the director – despite never having seen the movie

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Indian Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone plays the title role in the film Padmavati. Photo: AFP
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