Recently, a number of Hindi films have been facing the brunt of the Central Board Of Film Certification. Just a few months back, Anurag Kashyap’s Udta Punjab landed into trouble with the CBFC due to its controversial content and dialogues. The war between the chief of CBFC, Pahlaj Nihalani and Kashyap turned out to be an epic one. Now, it seems like Karan Johar’s Baar Baar Dekho has not gone well with the censor board. The film has apparently been given a U/A certificate only after demanding a few cuts! This has led to the team questioning the verdict passed for A Flying Jatt and DDLJ.
CBFC Orders BBD Team To Make Two Cuts
The Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif starrer film is all set to hit theatres on the 9th of September. Although it is one of the most-awaited films of the year, it looks like the censor board is not pretty happy with the movie. It had demanded that two scenes be cut from the film. According to the makers, one of the scenes showed a bra and the other referred to Savita Bhabhi, which is a comic book porn character! The makers had to ultimately adhere to the demands in order to get the film passed.
Makers Clearly Not Happy With The Verdict
In retaliation, the Baar Baar Dekho team questioned the verdict of the CBFC saying that we are not living in an ancient era where it is a taboo to show a women’s lingerie on screen. Since the movie is directed by a female debutante director, Nitya Mehra, the question of showing a woman’s undergarment on screen to titillate the audience also does not arise!
The makers have also questioned other films that have been passed without cuts in spite of similar content. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, showed a bra on screen. Even the recently released Tiger Shroff starrer A Flying Jatt had used Sunny Leone’s name in the film, so why wasn’t that cut?