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T​ribunal Watches Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Reserves Its Judgement



The Film Certificate Appellate  Tribunal, also known as the Tribunal which viewed Kushan Nandy’s controversial Babumoshai Bandookbaaz earlier this week, has reserved  its decision  on  the  film until further notice.

It  is reliably learnt that the Tribunal would  ask the director to make some voluntary cuts before allowing the film to be released.

Says Kushan Nandy, “I am  not worried at all  about what the Tribunal would order. I am much relieved  and happy to know the Tribunal  is  a completely independent  body  from the  CBFC.So whatever decision the Tribunal takes , we will be happy with it.”

Nandy says  making this film has been one  long struggle  for him. “The problems started when ChitragadaSingh opted out.But looking at what my replacement heroine Bidita Bag has achieved with the character I  can  only say, whatever happens, happens  for the best. The latest run-in with  the censor has only been the latest in a long line of problems.But now that the release is around the corner I feel I am nearing the end of my troubles.”

The Tribunal is expected to upturn the CBFC’s decision to make  over 40 cuts in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz because that’s what the Tribunal normally does.

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