Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed most controversial movie Padmavat released in Nepal. The movie is likely opening average collection in the Nepali box office. However, it will definitely rise on Friday and Saturday taking advantages of holidays.
The movie has been banned in some states of India denying order of the supreme court. Karni Sena had been threatening to stop the movie release. They have called bandha in several states and cities. Protesters are still vandalizing in some states and cities. It is reported that they have attacked school bus and theaters.
Padmavat has been accepted by critics. It has got around 95% positive reviews. However, Indian express rated it only 2.5 out of 5. And it is likely threatened by protesters.