Published:November 15, 2017 5:00 pm
The Maharashtra government has provided a precautionary security cover to Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali amidst increasing controversies and growing threats ahead of the release of his movie Padmavati, officials said here.
The level of security provided to him is not yet clear, and Bhansali has so far not commented on it. However, the Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) has thanked Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for the security cover to Bhansali who lives and works in Mumbai.
“We have no words to express our gratitude for providing police protection to our esteemed member,” filmmaker Ashoke Pandit said on behalf of the film fraternity. “We commend your assurance to keep the law and order situation in control that speaks volumes of the efficiency of your…