'Padmaavat' producers move Supreme Court against states banning release

Deepika Padukone in a still from the film 'Padmaavat'. Photograph:( Others )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Jan 17, 2018, 05.56 AM (IST)

Makers of epic film "Padmaavat" have now moved to Supreme Court against the film ban in four states of India namely Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. 

As reported by PTI, the apex court has agreed to hear the plea of producers of the film. 

Only Tuesday, the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film in the state

"Padmaavat", which was earlier named as Padmavati, is scheduled to hit theatres on January 25 after it was cleared by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in December.

The board had asked for several modifications, including a change in the title.