Did CBFC suggest alternate cuss words for Veere Di Wedding?

Did CBFC suggest alternate cuss words for Veere Di Wedding?

Reports presented a day ago suggested that the censor board, with an unexpected scenario, suggested alternate curse words for the Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor’s Veere Di Wedding. The film’s plot the relationship of four friends preparing to attend a wedding.

A report showed that CBFC have decided partially omit some of the audible words from Veere Di Wedding and also replace them with some mellow ones. The words ‘ch**iya’ and ‘ku**ya’ were also muted in the film. The changes done related to as Ch***ya became bewakoof, be*****od became pencho, a***ole became jackass and so on.

Moreover, other changes were made like ‘Kishan Kanhaiyya’ with ‘Kishan Uncle’ and ‘tawaayaf’ with ‘rawayat’.

A short scene of a vibrator was also partially shown blurred. When HT talked with CBFC member Vivek Agnihotri, he told, “CBFC never suggests such things, it’s another thing that filmmakers use the body to promote their films but it’s an obsolete tactic.”

Veere Di Wedding was officially banned in Pakistan because of its risque nature.

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Shikha Talsania and Swara Bhaskar in a still from Veere Di Wedding.

Senior Pakistani CBFC official told Express Tribune, “Veere Di Wedding was screened before the full board and all members were surprised to see such content being displayed. This film is not acceptable in our society due to its vulgarity and sexual dialogues are spoken by the four girls and so, we decided to ban it,”

Ekta Kapoor, producer replied that they have not faced any issue from the CBFC, neither received any censor certificate. She replied when asked about the censor certificate, “Rhea’s (co-producer) and my father had also gone to the censor board for (the certification) and if they both can come along then it is not a film we should be ashamed of”.


by Sawan Kumar on June 8, 2018

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