Central Board of Film Certification
The poet-lyricist and CBFC chairperson opens up about his politics, dissent and why he, along with some others, wrote that counter-letter to Modi, calling lynchings a 'false narrative.'
The biopic on PM Narendra Modi was slated for released on 5 April, but later delayed.
The Central Board of Film Certification has trimmed the kissing scene by 13 seconds and replaced it with a wider shot.
‘I’m not knowledgeable about films.’
The film's release date will be announced next week.
SC Asks Centre, CBFC To Respond To Filmmaker Amol Palekar's Plea Seeking Relaxation In Censorship Of Films
A notice has been issued to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the censor board based on the PIL.
"Government is open to making necessary changes. Cinematograph Act came in 1952 and film certification has to be done under that Act."
He wants to promote 'Indian ethos' and 'traditional values'.