After Udta Punjab, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Starrer Haramkhor faces CBFC wrath


While the big fiasco around the release of ‘Udta Punjab’ has not died down yet, a fresh controversy for the Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer upcoming movie ‘Haramkhor’ is currently facing the outrage of central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).


The movie plot is all about the “illicit relationship between a 14-year-old girl and Tuition teacher.

The Shlok Sharma movie has already gotten a great review from around the world with its premier in 15th annual New York Indian Film Festival and the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.

But despite the film claiming a lot of applauds in the international level, the filmmakers are facing the troubles to release it in their own country.

The film was also showcased at 17th Jio MAMI Film Festival in Mumbai in October 2015 and won the Silver Gateway Award, which is the runner ­ups award.

The CBFC’s main issue is that teachers are revered people in society and they can’t be shown having an affair with an underage girl.They also had some objections with the depiction of children making lewd gestures, using profanity, and committing acts of violence.

According to the producer Guneet Monga, “They said they can’t give us a certificate because the entire theme of the movie is objectionable,” aiming at CBFC.


The filmmakers of the movie have reported that they have been asked by the Election Committee that they can either take the film to the Revising Committee or the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT).

Now the question has arises that can Censor board restrain and curb the impact ongoing to the Society.

Wefornews Bureau

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