Makers Of “Panipat” Remove The Controversial Scene Around Maharaja Surajmal

Ankita Chetana |Dec 12, 2019

After the director’s picture got burned in Rajasthan, the makers of the film “Panipat” decided to delete the scene showing Maharaja Surajmal that created a controversy. Read the details inside!

On the box office battle between the same day releasing movies Panipat and Pati Patni Aur Woh, while Kartik Aaryan’s film has turned out the headlines for its speedy runs at the box office grossing, Arjun Kapoor starrer film got it nominated for the controversial details opposing the real history.

The historical film is made with the background of the third Panipat battle between the Marathas and the Mughals. While the cast has been showered with praises and high appreciations for their brilliant acting skills, some details in the film got protested as they went wrong against the truth.

From the copyright controversy, Panipat has faced a certain meal of being slammed and criticized. But recently, Maharaja Surajmal’s portrayal in the film has drawn a lot of attention from many audiences. It got disclaimed for portraying incorrectly about the legendary Bharatpur ruler as a demanding man who asks for repayment if he helps Sadashiv Rao to protect his empire.


Since the controversy got out, many cinemas in this state canceled the movie screening. Following some latest reports, the Panipat filmmakers made a decision to delete the scenes of Maharaja Surajmal to avoid the protestors as well as more cancellations. Thanks to this removal, Panipat is shown an 11-minute shorter now.

Panipat Get Burned

The film features Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Kriti Sanon in the male and female leading roles and released on December 6th, the same launching day with Pati Patni Aur Woh which stars a younger generation of stars including Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar, and Ananya Panday. Ashutosh Gowarikar’s directorial opened its first day with a slow step of grossing and currently wonders a hard competition against the rom-com.

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