• Wednesday, October 05, 2022


Padmaavat gets an all-clear in Pakistan

Indian members of the Rajput community tear a poster advertising forthcoming Bollywood film ‘Padmavati’ during a protest in Hyderabad last year. (Photo by: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat, which has been a controversy magnet since it commenced filming in December 2016, has been cleared for release in Pakistan. The film has been given a U certification. “Central Board of Film Censors #CBFC has declared a feature film containing Indian cast & crew #Padmaavat without any excision suitable for public exhibition in the cinemas,” CBFC chairperson Mobashir Hasan said in a tweet. He also noted that the CBFC wasn’t biased in arts, creativity and healthy entertainment. However, in India things have taken a turn for the worse, with the Karni Sena launching protests against…

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