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Prakash Jha’s Chakravyuh takes digs at the PM & Mahatma Gandhi – lands in fresh trouble
The filmmaker has been asked to make six cuts in his film for various objectionable portionsAfter declaring Chakravyuh song Tata, Birla a ‘personal attack’, the Central Board of Film Certification has now put pressure on filmmaker Prakash Jha to delete some portions where there is an apparent direct taunt at Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. The line in question – Bahut dekhi teri sardari – is seen by the censor board as a ‘pointed reference’ to the PM, as he is a Sardar belonging to the Sikh community. Click here to read more
No grand premiere for Kareena Kapoor’s Heroine?
After days filled with Heroine-this and Heroine-that, we are told that Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie won’t have a properly starry premiere, as earlier planned. Why so?The Kareena Kapoor-starrer Heroine as been coloured with controversy since the day it was announced. Starting with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being replaced with Bebo, to the censor board frowning upon scenes showcasing KK with the nicotine stick, we’ve had almost a Heroine overdose. Click here to read more
Chakravyuh song Tata, Birla is a ‘personal attack: Censor board
Featuring Abhay and sung by Kailash Kher, the song goes thus: Tata, Birla, Ambani aur Bata, sab ne hai desh ko kaata. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refused to pass the song not once but twice, as it felt the lyrics seemed like a personal attack. Click here to read more