AshutoshGowariker’s period drama;Panipat faces a lot of trouble in Rajasthan for the alleged wrong portrayal of Maharaja Surajmal in the film.
Director AshutoshGowariker’s historical drama Panipat hit the screens on December 5. The much-awaited project has now become the centre of controversies, even before the film’s release. Primarily, Bestselling Marathi novelist VishwasPatil booked the makers of the magnum opus for copyright violation and now the Jats of Bharatpur, Rajasthan have also opposed the film. As per a report, the Rajasthani locals seem to be upset with the filmmaker for the wrong portrayal of Maharaja Surajmal in the film.
The movie Panipat is a battle story narrating the gory details of the Third Battle of Panipat fought between the Marathas and the Afghans led by Ahmad Shah Abdali, for the land of Panipat. The film is a multi-starrer starring, Arjun Kapoor, KritiSanon,Sanjay Dutt, MohnishBahl, Nawab Shah, PadminiKolhapure, ZeenatAman and others.