Ex-CBFC arch Pahlaj Nihalani: Films still being cut, though no sound now

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Former bury house arch Pahlaj Nihalani believes he was private from a tip post since of lobbying – not in foster of a Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) though opposite him.

To accelerate his argument, Nihalani pronounced no objections were lifted now when a house asked directors to make cuts in their films. “Even after my exit, a functioning of a CBFC is still a same; films are still removing cuts as a discipline are a same even today. But there is no sound about a series of cuts and no one is job a CBFC ‘sanskari’ today,” he said, referring to allegations of dignified policing that he faced while he hold a office. “The lobbying was opposite me and not a CBFC,” Nihalani told PTI.

The supervision final month transposed Nihalani with songwriter-adman Prasoon Joshi. According to a reports, underneath a chairmanship of Joshi, a makers of “Love Sonia” were asked to make 45 cuts in a film starring Freida Pinto and Richa Chadha. The house reportedly systematic 5 cuts in Varun Dhawan-starrer “Judwaa 2”. Kangana Ranaut’s recently-released film, “Simran” got 10 cuts.

“There were a few people who wanted me out of this position and we am happy we am no longer a arch of CBFC. we don’t cruise we have mislaid anything on being private from a post. we have come behind to films. It is an fair post,” he added.

The producer-distributor pronounced a Hindi film faced some-more difficulty while removing clearway in general markets than in India. “When a film goes to Dubai, Malaysia or Pakistan, they (the makers) have to cut a lot of things though they don’t make sound or speak about it,” he said. “In India, ‘Kaabil’ got a U/A certificate, he said, though in general markets, it got a 15 and rating. In London, ‘Baahubali’ got a 15 and rating and in India, it had a U/A certificate. we cruise India is a many magnanimous nation when it comes to censorship,” he added.

Nihalani pronounced during his reign as a CBFC chief, he endorsed a rating complement according to age brackets, that a supervision did not consider.  “I had suggested a six-rating complement though they did not cruise it and since of all a controversies they allocated a Shyam Benegal committee.

“I don’t determine with a recommendations done by a Benegal committee. we feel a 1952 Act was better, it’s only that we need a rating complement in place,” he said. Nihalani combined that before he assimilated a board, there were charges of corruption, check in acceptance and problems in clearing English and dubbed films though he worked towards solution such issues.


“We done it a broker-free environment. we attempted to move in transparency, we attempted my best to make things better. The officers used to work compartment late during night on Saturday and Sunday as good so that there was no check in certification,” he said. But that was then. Nihalani is now bustling compelling “Julie 2”, that he is distributing. The film, destined by Deepak Shivdasani and featuring Raai Laxmi in a lead, is slated to be expelled on Oct 6.

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