Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Thursday beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) warned of physical harm in case she did not refrain from “inciting public sentiments”, a senior official said.
Karni Sena leader Mahipal Singh Makrana on Thursday invoked the nose chopping of ‘Surpanakha’ in the epic Ramayana and said if the Bollywood film “Padmavati” was not banned and Padukone does not refrain from fanning sentiments with her provocative language, the Rajputs will not lag behind in acting.
We are providing her adequate security after the threat, he said. The police will also provide security at the actress’ residence as well as office in Mumbai. They have already provided protection to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali after the Rajput community outfit protested outside his office in suburban Juhu last Saturday while accusing him of distorting historical facts in the history drama.Read more