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Former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) arch Pahlaj Nihalani has been featured on a cover story of Society Magazine. On a sidelines of a eventuality in Mumbai today, he spoke on a disaster of Julie 2, that he distributed, and a stream CBFC quarrel around Deepika Padukone starrer Padmavati, destined by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
When asked if he was confident with a box bureau collection of Julie 2, Nihalani said, “No no, not during all! It was a disaster. There has been no cost cover adult either.”
Pahlaj Nihalani had distributed actor Raai Lakshmi starrer Julie 2, an amorous thriller that unsuccessful to captivate a assembly to watch it. Nihalani was also asked about his take on a whole Padmavati controversy, privately about a emanate with a CBFC. Nihalani, who was a former chair before Prasoon Joshi took over, highlighted a fact that a cabinet members contingency be underneath extensive pressure.
He said, “Definitely, Padmavati should have perceived a certificate, since currently there is a lot of influence, and vigour on a CBFC and each cabinet member. Today, we are usually reading about Padmavati, people are articulate about Padmavati over lunch, cooking and even before going to nap during night. Padmavati today, has left in a veins. It is being created about in each paper. we consider it will change all cabinet members, and they will open their eyes with a opposite mindset.”
“So, we consider it is really sad, they (CBFC) should have taken a call progressing and approved a film according to a background, and what a people are observant – right or wrong. They (CBFC) should have given a certificate on that or deserted a certificate on that (basis),” he added.