The controversial Hollywood thriller American Assassin about a young CIA recruit who goes on a killing spree against Islamic terrorists after his girlfriend is killed in a random terror attack on a beach, has been certified with an “Adults Only” and that too with key cuts , thereby further disproving the widespread belief that the CBFC would no longer censor , only certify,
“Having sex with the mother is still a taboo term.It will always be the same,” says a CBFC source referring to motherf….r which was ordered out of IT and now American Assassin. The abusive word ‘bastard’ has also been ordered out of the film. So has a shot of a woman’sfront nudity. Only then was the film given an ‘A’ certificate’ says a source.
“It was just a fleeting shot.But the CBFC has asked for
This clearly indicates that an ‘Adult’ certificate is no guarantee for a film’s content to go untouched.
Curiously the CBFC had no problem with the film’s theme of Islamic terrorists being hounded out from their hiding holes and hosed down.