Petrol bomb hurled outside theatre showing ‘Padmaavat’ in Maharashtra’s Kalyan
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Petrol bomb hurled outside theatre showing ‘Padmaavat’ in Maharashtra’s Kalyan

Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed “Padmaavat” has faced stiff opposition from Rajput groups for alleged distortion of history

mumbai Updated: Jan 28, 2018 08:41 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Policemen stand guard at a movie theatre screening Bollywood film "Padmaavat" in Mumbai.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

Unidentified miscreants hurled a petrol bomb outside a theatre showing the film “Padmaavat” at Kalyan in Thane district of Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said.

There were no reports of anyone getting injured in the incident which took place outside Bhanu Sagar theatre at 9.10pm, Kalyan police said, adding that a police team had rushed to the spot for further probe.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed “Padmaavat”, which released on January 25, has faced stiff opposition from Rajput groups for alleged distortion of history.

First Published: Jan 28, 2018 08:41 IST