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Two petrol bombs were allegedly hurled at a cinema hall in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on Sunday when it was screening the controversial film 'Padmaavat'.
However, the bombs, lobbed at Shyam Cinema Hall, failed to explode.
The cinema had started screening of the film from Sunday itself, according to reports.ALSO READ: 'Padmaavat' row: Petrol bomb thrown at theatres in Bihar, Maharashtra
After the incident, heavy police was deployed at the spot.
So far, police have refused to comment on the incident.
This is the second such incident in as many days.
A petrol bomb was allegedly hurled at a cinema hall in Kalyan city of Thane district on Saturday.
Luckily, it also failed to explode.ALSO READ: 'Padmaavat' opens strong despite protests, crosses Rs 500 million in 2 days
The protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus refuse to die down.
Multiple states in the northern, western and central regions of the country have been witnessing protests against the Deepika Padukone-starrer film, which allegedly has misportrayed Rajput queen Padmavati.ALSO READ: Padmaavat Movie Review: A bland and tediously long film
After undergoing modifications and a legal battle, the film finally hit the theatres on January 25 and, despite the Supreme Court clearing the way for its release, its screenings continue to face the wrath of protesters, especially of Rajput Karni Sena.