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‘300 cuts in Padmavat’ is untrue: CBFC


MNA Entertainment Desk:  India’s Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Tuesday refuted a report that the “modifications” demanded by the censor board in the historical drama have resulted in 300 cuts. “The makers have submitted the final film with agreed five modifications. These modifications have tried to incorporate observations and suggestions given by the advisory panel and also in keeping with the sentiments of society. This has already been communicated by CBFC and a U/A certificate has been given to the film. “CBFC’s process is complete and any further news about cuts is absolutely untrue. Let’s ...

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India’s censor refused to certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’


MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: India’s censor board has refused to certify a film it describes as ‘lady-oriented’, sparking a furious response from the director, in the latest case to highlight fears over creative freedom in the country. In a letter, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) told the makers of ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ that it would not clear the Hindi film for general release. “The story is lady oriented, their fantasy above (sic) life. There are contagious (sic) sexual scenes, abusive words, audio pornography and a bit sensitive touch about one particular section of society, hence film ...

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