New Delhi, Feb 6: Controversy over films based on historical characters fails to die down in Rajasthan as yet another right wing fringe group Sarva Brahmin Mahasabha has demanded the state government to immediately stop the shooting of the Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi'.
The film appears to be heading the "Padamaavat" way, as the group alleged the team of the period drama filming a love song in which Rani Laxmibai romances a British agent of the erstwhile East India Company, a claim which producer Kamal Jain denied.
"We have come to know that the filmmakers are shooting for a love song in which Rani Laxmibai is seen with a British agent of East India Company. "We suspect that the producers are making the film based on the controversial book, Rani, written by Jaishree Misra,' state president of the group Suresh Mishra said.
He said the protest would escalate, if the administration failed to ensure that no historical facts are distorted in the epic biographical film. Shooting would be allowed only after the film owners give an undertaking that no controversial scene would be shown in the movie, he said.