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'Padmaavat' disclaimer: Film never had Khilji-Rani Padmavati dream sequence

We have made this film as an ode to the famed valour, legacy and courage of Rajputs'

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The lead couple Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapur have been trolled for speaking up for the movie

The makers of "Padmaavat", through front page advertisements in newspapers on Monday, listed disclaimers clarifying that it never had dream sequence featuring Alauddin and Rani Padmavati, and that it is a movie every Indian will be proud of.

The ad comes a day after the controversial movie's producers -- Bhansali Productions and Viacom18 Motion Pictures -- officially announced that the will hit the screens on January 25 with due modifications suggested by the Central Board of Certification (CBFC).

"'Padmaavat' is a that every will be proud of. Please visit your nearest theatre on January 25 to experience it yourself," the makers have stated at the end of the ad, which has the movie's poster, featuring Deepika Padukone, on the flipside.

The following are the points clarified by the makers of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, which also features and in pivotal roles:

* The film 'Padmaavat' is based on the epic 'Padmavat' by which is a revered work of fiction.

* The film does not have and never had a dream sequence between Alauddin and Rani

* We have made this film as an ode to the famed valour, legacy and courage of

* The film portrays Rani with the utmost respect and does not tarnish her repute or misrepresent her character in any manner.

* The film has been cleared with only five modifications by the CBFC and is officially approved for release in with a U/A certificate.

* There are no further cuts or modifications to the film.

* We are grateful to the government authorities, CBFC, film fraternity and our fans for their support.

First Published: Mon, January 15 2018. 13:12 IST