Ahead of Padmavat release, Gurugram theatres receive threat

The memorandum issued asked the theatres not to screen the movie. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 21, 2018, 04.12 PM (IST)

As the Padmavat release date fast approaches, members of Karni Sena distributed memorandum threatening theatres in Gurugram. 

The memorandum asked the theatres not to screen the movie. 

" Wait and watch what happens on 25th" was all their response to a question what will they do on the release date. 

The movie is scheduled for release on January 25.

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The Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film earlier called Padmavati was scheduled for release on December 1, 2017. However, its release was postponed after a widespread protest by certain fringe elements.

The film, which was banned by Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana. However, following Supreme Court (SC) intervention, the movie is likely to be released even in these states.