Suraj Pal Amu, who threatened to behead Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, quits as Haryana BJP media coordinator
Chandigarh: Suraj Pal Amu, the Haryana BJP chief who had generally again threatened director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone over controversial movie Padmavati, resigned because the get together’s chief media coordinator on Wednesday.
In keeping with ANI, Amu had created headlines by warning that he’ll burn down any film theatre that screened Padmavati, which is dealing with stiff opposition from a number of right-wing outfits together with Sri Rajput Karni Sena over alleged ”distortion of historic details”.
Amu had additionally provided a Rs 10 crore reward to anybody who would behead Bhansali, the director of Padmavati, or actress Deepika Padukone, who performs the titular function of Rajput Queen Rani Padmavati.
BJP chief Suraj Pal Amu who had threatened Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali over #Padmavati resigns as Haryana Chief Media Coordinator of the get together (file pic) pic.twitter.com/KAQKK9bM02
— ANI (@ANI) November 29, 2017
Amu had made the Rs 10-crore reward provide after a person from Meerut introduced a Rs 5-crore bounty on the heads of Bhansali and Deepika.
The Haryana BJP media chief’s feedback had sparked an outrage and he was subsequently booked by the Gurgaon authorities.
Amu can be reportedly upset with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for not asserting a ban on Padmavati’s launch throughout the BJP-ruled state.
”With a heavy coronary heart, I’ve resigned from the put up I had in BJP. I’m pained on the behaviour of Haryana CM. I’ve by no means seen a BJP CM so conceited who does not respect get together staff and group representatives,” Amu was quoted as saying by ANI.
The film has thus far confronted stiff resistance from a number of Rajput organisations over rumours that it comprises a dream sequence depicting a romantic scene between Rani Padmini and Alauddin Khilji (performed by actor Ranveer Singh).
A number of states together with UP, MP, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat have already banned the movie’s launch.
Padmavati, which was earlier scheduled to be launched on December 1, additionally awaits a clearance from the Central Board of Movie Certification.
The Chief Ministers of 5 states the place the film has been banned had mentioned that they won’t permit Bhansali’s film to launch till ‘objectionable scenes’ are eliminated.
Sri Rajput Karni Sena had even referred to as for a nation-wide shutdown on December 1 – the day when the movie was earlier imagined to be launched.