Deepika visits Siddhivinayak temple for ‘Padmaavat’

Mumbai, Jan 23 : After the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the final go-ahead for the release of “Padmaavat”, its lead actress Deepika Padukone visited the Siddhivinayak temple here to seek blessings.

Deepika visited the temple — a ritual she follows before her films are released — under security. “Padmaavat” has been facing one hurdle after another since its inception.

It has been facing stiff opposition over its release from Rajput groups who say the movie distorts historical facts.

The Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments wanted to block its January 25 release, but the Supreme Court has asked all the states to comply with its order not to stand in the way of its release.

Besides Deepika, the movie features Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in key roles.


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