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Two Rajasthan-based professors on Thursday said they have been invited by the Central Board of Film Certification to be part of a panel to review Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s troubled film “Padmavati”.
The two academics are R S Khangarot, principal of the Agrawal College in Jaipur, and B L Gupta, a retired Rajasthan University professor.
Mr. Khangarot said he received a call from censor board chief Prasoon Joshi to view the film, which is awaiting a censor certificate.
“I got a call from (Prasoon) Joshi recently. He sought my opinion on the film as a part of a panel of historians. I told him that I can be available for the review next week,” he told PTI over phone from Dubai.
Mr. Khangarot said it was a verbal invitation and he has received no written communication.
“For me, this is not an issue between Bhansali and the Rajput community or between Bhansali and Karni Sena. I see it as an issue between the …