Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic drama ‘Padmavat’ was mired in many controversies before its release. Originally titled ‘Padmavati’, the film was set to hit the silver screen on December 1, 2017. However, it was delayed due to protests. Several fringe groups objected to the film’s content. Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali were also threatened with violence. Magnum Opus also featured Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.