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Shahid Kapoor calls vandalism on 'Padmavati' set unfortunate

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 16 Mar 2017, 18:06:47
India TV Entertainment Desk

Actor Shahid Kapoor, who will be portraying as Deepika Padukone’s husband in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s much awaited film ‘Padmavati’ came forward to express his views on the yesterday’s mishap on the sets of the film in Kolhapur.

The actor said that it is unfortunate that the set of his upcoming film ‘Padmavati’ was vandalised in Kolhapur district. 

The set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, which also stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, was vandalised by unidentified persons at Mhasai Pathar in Kolhapur. 

Around 20 unidentified people torched the costumes and the animal feed kept there for the horses featuring in the period drama, the police said. 

"I am aware there has been some disruption that happened, I am aware that a certain amount of costumes got burnt, I am aware everybody is safe and nobody got harmed. The shooting has wrapped up and the team is coming back," Shahid told reporters at an event here last night. 

"What I am not aware of is who has done it. It is unfortunate that something like this has happened for the second time. As soon as there is some more clarity, the production house will respond to it. But no principal actors were there (when the incident happened)," he says. 

Following the incident, the film's crew was provided police protection, Maharashtra's Minister of State for Home Deepak Kesarkar said yesterday. 

In January this year, some members of Karni Sena, a Rajput community group, had attacked Bhansali and stalled the film's shooting at Jaigarh fort in Jaipur.

(With PTI Inputs)