The Central Board of Film Certification is back to its sanskaari ways that. The body, usually mentioned as censor board for its scissor-happy ways, which has cut a kissing scene between Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and come back down heavily on any reasonably swear work in Gully Boy.
The Zoya Akhtar film concerning rap culture in India will release this weekday with the cuts. The film has been given UA certification after the cuts and producer Ritesh Sidhwani told to the media that they have no problems with the certification. “It is totally fine,” he said.
The CBFC has asked the Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt kissing scene to be cut down by thirteen seconds, besides making it a wide shot rather than a close-up of Ranveer and Alia. Earlier, the CBFC under the stewardship of Pahlaj Nihalani had sweet-faced plenty of criticism for shortening the kissing scene in James Bond film, Spectre.
The CBFC has asked for four changes within the film except for shortening the kissing scene. Interestingly, the name of liquor brand Royal Stag has been removed from the list of brand name partners. This, perhaps, could be an initial wherever the name of a brand partner has been removed just because it's an alcohol brand. Cuss words have additionally been bleeped or far from the film.
Recently, Emraan Hashmi’s film Cheat India had to be renamed Why Cheat India, because of CBFC’s recommendations. Last year, Deepika Padukone’s Padmavat was renamed Padmavati.
Starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh within the lead role, Gully Boy is that the story of an aspiring rapper named Murad, played by Ranveer, who rises from the slums of Mumbai to make a mark for himself within the world of desi hip hop. Alia plays his fierce girlfriend in the film, that is about to release on February 14 in Valentine's Day.
After the film had the globe premiere at the Berlin International fete on weekday, praises showered on the film and Zoya, with many viewers vocation it her best work until date.
After the film had the world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday, praises showered on the film and Zoya, with several viewers calling it her best work till date.