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Kiran Rao maintains silence on 'Padmavati' controversy

Filmmaker Kiran Rao who has previously talked about many controversial issues kept mum on director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s alleged assault on the sets of period drama ‘Padmavati’. When PTI asked Kiran to comment on the

India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [Updated:02 Feb 2017, 2:50 PM IST]
Kiran Rao- India Tv
Kiran Rao- India Tv

Filmmaker Kiran Rao who has previously talked about many controversial issues kept mum on director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s alleged assault on the sets of period drama ‘Padmavati’.

When PTI asked Kiran to comment on the subject, she raised her hands and walked away. Several Bollywood celebrities including Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh have extended support to Bhansali after a Rajput group assaulted the film's team.

Previously, Kiran and her husband Aamir Khan landed to a controversy over the remark on intolerance. Aamir stated that he was alarmed by many incidents and his wife has also suggested him to leave the country. After that both of them faced the irk of many. 

Kiran however spoke about her work and said that she is busy with the post production of "Secret Superstar", which stars "Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim.

"Work is keeping me busy. I am developing stuff. There is 'Secret Superstar' coming up in August. I am also busy with Panic foundation and working on water shedding."

The director attended designer Rina Singh's show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week.

Directed by Advait Chandan, ‘Secret Superstar’ is slated to release on August 4.

(With PTI Inputs)