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Heavy security as Bollywood epic Padmaavat opens in Indian cinemas

Rumours that film features love scene between queen and her Muslim conqueror leads to blanket security at premieres

The Bollywood epic Padmaavat has opened in cinemas across India under blanket security after months of fierce protests.

The film crew has been attacked, sets have been vandalised, hardliners have threatened to mutilate the lead actor and Indian states have pleaded with the supreme court and prime minister to ban the film.

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Source: gad