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Indian film industry's run-ins with the Censor Board

From Sanskari James Bond to the most recent 'Lipstick under my Burkha', many films have borne the brunt of CBFC's scissors.

August 03, 2017 03:07 pm | Updated December 03, 2021 05:07 pm IST

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Looks like Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Babumoshai Bandookbaaz is the most recent of the Indian films to have at least 48 cuts after being certified as 'A'

The movie’s producer, Kiran Shroff, told IANS on Wednesday the CBFC members had argued that the cuts were needed as even children watch films that are given ‘A’ certification.

The film certification body has had a long and tedious relationships with bold films and their releases in India. Be it Udta Punjab, KaBodyscapes or so many other films, filmmakers have had their share of struggle to get their work on to the big screen.

A look at some of the films that were in the news due to its tryst with the Censor Board.


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