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Furore In The Censor Board Over Kuttey Cuss Words




Debutant  director Aasmaan Bhardwaj’s Kuttey has come  and gone  without a whimper at the boxoffice. But it has left behind a lingering bitterness  in the ranks  of  the Central Board Of Film Certification.

The  question that  the CBFC has apparently been  asked to answer by the  Information & Broadcasting ministry  is,how  did  all the  abusive language in Kuttey get past the censorboard?

A source very close  to the development informs, “Kuttey was  carpeted with  abusive language. The  jury members asked the  producers  to  replace the  abusive  language  with  something more  acceptable. But the producers replaced the  cusswords with more  cusswords.”

 Apparently a  full-fledged inquiry was ordered to examine how the  aberration was allowed  to happen.

“Earlier this week, the  CBFC’s CEO Ravinder  Bhakar  had  stopped all censorial clearance  while the Kuttey crisis  was  being resolved. The investigation is still on,”  says a source  in the  know.

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