Aladdin Khiliji: A Valiant King Or Villain)

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Padmavati controversy (Aladdin Khiliji: A Valiant King or Villain) A human brain remembers in images and movies as the strongest way of creating memories. Thanks to Bollywood director “Bansali” Who portrayed a 13th-century Muslim king of Delhi Sultanate, as a bloodthirsty monster, who plundered the Hindu kingdom of Chittor for his insatiable carnal desire for the Padmavati, fabled for her unmatched beauty. The movie was earlier slated for release in December 2017 but got stuck after “Karni Sena,” claimed it distorted historical facts. Later, the movie released last month I, e January 2018. The main controversy of the movie shows a…show more content…
The portrayal fits into the current pattern of the demonization of Muslims. It complements the existing anti-Muslim and Islamophobia public mood and the political narrative that it engenders to enhance the electoral constituency of Hindu extremists. In an interview with Al-Jazeera, professor Aditya Mukherjee of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) describes the movie’s depiction as a ‘’manufacturing of hurt sentiments… With an eye of politics. The depiction of Alauddin khiliji, the 2nd most powerful king of the Delhi Sultanate, is

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