Deepika Padukone starrer Padmavat has been amidst protests and threats since shoot started. The sets of the film were attacked and the director was threatened. Deepika who plays the title role was also issued death threats by right wing fringe groups.

The film was earlier supposed to release on December 1, however bureaucratic delay in the censor process pushed the release. However its now learnt that the film will clear censors and will release on January 25 alongside Akshay Kumar’s Padman.

Padmavat stars Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead. The film is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.