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I believe in freedom of expression : Soha

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Khan today said she always believed in freedom of expression and was looking forward to the release of Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', now retitled 'Padmavat'.

It was worrying that the atmosphere was changing in the country and one felt scared, Soha told reporters to a question on the sidelines of ninth edition of Apeejay Literary Festival 2018 here.

"I am looking forward to the film's release. I want to see it and like I said as an artiste and actor, I always believe in freedom of expression," Soha said to a question about the controversy surrounding the

"One should not feel scared, as a citizen you have the right to live in a free India," the popular added.

Padmavat, mired in controversy over its plot line, has been cleared by the Central Board of Certification (CBFC), which has asked the makers to change the title and suggested other modifications.

Soha had come to the literary festival as guest for her debut book 'The Perils of being Moderately Famous'.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 22:15 IST