Mumbai, August 2: After Harry met Sajel and Lipstick under my Burqa, the Central Board of Film Certification eyes are on the Upcoming movie ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ with the Bidita Bag and Nawazuddin Siddiqui playing lead roles.
The Censor Board has asked for not one or two but 48 cuts in the movie even after providing an adult certificate.
On Tuesday, movie director Kushan Nandy expressed that the board has given him a list including cuss words, kissing and intimate scenes and dialogues that it wants to be eliminated from his film.
Present CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani stated that the cuts have been directed to maintain the board mandate.Kushan Nandy expressed dismay and surprise asking “CBFC has given me an adult certificate. Then why the 48 cuts? Are they trying to tell me that the adults who to come to see it need to be monitored and supervised?” Nandy told indianexpress.com.
He further said that he will knock at the tribunal for justice.
As the controversy parked, the Indian Film and TV directors Association held a press conference to discuss the matter and possible action against CBFC’s ruling.
However, this is not the first time that CBFC has ordered to cut many scenes earlier Lipstick Under My Burkha directed by Alankrita Shrivastava also came under the board’s scanner who called it “lady-oriented” film.